Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

Easter ( y )

Given the year, Y, computes the Easter date for years 1583 to 4099

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Phil Caulkins aka PhilModJunk   Phil Caulkins aka PhilModJunk
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  Sample input:
Easter ( 2012 )
  Sample output:

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

Needed an algorithm for computing the Western date of Easter Sunday for the Gregorian Calendar.

Found an algorithm at

and adapted it to implement it in a FileMaker Custom function.



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