Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

TextToValues ( FormattedText )

Quickly converts a text string into a list of values (removing all delimiters) no recursion

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  Sample input:
Robert (Jack) Kennedy, Jr.
James|"Jimmy-John"|Jackson
R/L/Stine
Jonathan Q. Adams
  Sample output:
Robert¶Jack¶Kennedy¶Jr¶
James¶Jimmy¶John¶Jackson¶
R¶L¶Stine¶
Jonathan¶Q¶Adams¶

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

Quickly converts a single text string into multiple parts ](removing all formatting and punctuation characters in the process).

Does not have any recursion; works with older versions of FileMaker Pro.

 

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