Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

ReturnSelections ( )

returns values of selection, text before and text after

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  Sample input:
Selection in field
  Sample output:
List(number of pieces;text before selection; selected text; text after selection)

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

Returns the parts of the text as separated by the selecion in the current field. If the selection just divides in two field, returns a list with the number 2, and the two "chopped" parts. If the selection divides the field in three partes, returns 3 and the three chopped parts.

 

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