Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

NameOnly ( text )

Extracts the name from the tipical "Surname, Name" field.

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  Sample input:
NameOnly ( "Knight Smith, Michael" )
  Sample output:

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

Sometimes you have to work with a field that contains names formated like this: "Surname, Name".
This super simple custom function extracts only the name.
See also the "SurnameOnly" Custom Function.



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