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WordIndex ( valueList ; indexWord )

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Nishant Kumar, Mindfire Solutions
http://www.mindfiresolutions.com/

Word Index finder, Find word Index, Find word postion, finding word postion in list in filemaker.

Sample Input:
WordIndex ("Nishant" & "¶" & "Sukant" & "¶" & "Roshan" & "¶" & "Dilip" & "¶" & "Manish"; "Roshan")
Sample Output:
3


 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

Description:

This custom function is used for finding word postion/Index in new line seperated valuelist.

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it

Discuss:

May be as useful without recursion

Let(
[n=Position(_list;_word;1;1);newlist=Left(_list;n)];
Case(n>0;Pattern Count(newlist;"¶")+1;0)
)

William Best, Seattle
April 25, 2012 8:20am

Thanks william for your comment, I have also used this code this is the another possible way by which we can achive same functionality....I think

Let(
[n=Position(_list;_word;1;1);newlist=Left(_list;n)];
Case(n>0;Pat tern Count(newlist;"¶")+1;0)
)

This custom function might be here, I just finded another way of doing same thing that's why I submitted it here.

Nishant Kumar, Bhubaneswar
April 26, 2012 2:25am

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