Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

EmptyRep ( field )

Returns the repetition number of the next empty repetition of a repeating field

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Tom Guise   Tom Guise
Siso Systems
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  Sample input:
EmptyRep ( TEST::Repeating_Field_10 )
  Sample output:
8

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

Recursive function that returns the number of the next empty repetition of a repeating field. Input above assumes the repeating field has 10 repetitions with data in repetitions 1 to 7.

 

Comments

Jim   Jim, NY
Mar 20, 2014
Way to many 'expensive' calculations for such a simple task.
This will burn up cpu time, if you have hundreds of repititions.
 

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