Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

LocationDistance ( latitude1 ; longitude1 ; latitude2 ; longitude2 )

Distance between two locations given by coordinates

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  Sample input:
LocationDistance (
37.7749296 ; -122.419416; // San Francisco
40.7143528 ; -74.0059731 // New York
  Sample output:
// ~2572 miles

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

Calculates the distance between two points on the surface of the Earth. The calculation used is typically accurate to within several centimeters.



Ros   Ros, Calgary
Jan 3, 2015
Very useful, ...thank you...!

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