Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

IP2IPLong ( IP )

Converts IP to IPLong

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Dick Impens   Dick Impens
MaltaCode
https://maltacode.com

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  Sample input:
IPLong ( "192.168.0.1" )
  Sample output:
3232235521

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

This function converts a IP address to a IPLong INT, widely used by PHP to save space in a database.

 

Comments

unix   unix, Japan
Sep 30, 2013
We need only one Let function...

Let (
[
string = Substitute ( IP ; "." ; ¶ ) ;
A = GetValue ( string ; 1 ) ;
B = GetValue ( string ; 2 ) ;
C = GetValue ( string ; 3 ) ;
D = GetValue ( string ; 4 )
];
( (a * 256 + b ) * 256 + c ) * 256 + d
)
 
Dick Impens   Dick Impens, MaltaCode
Oct 1, 2013
Thx unix, neat formattig.
 

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