split ( string ; delimeter ; occurrence )
Splits a string based on a character delimiter and returns the value at the nth position
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Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)
// split ( string; delimiter; occurrence )
// Splits a string based on a character delimiter and returns the value at the nth position
split ( "tom jane mary"; " "; 2 )
This function will split up a string based on a character you specify and then return the value at the position/occurence specified.
- Separating data in a single field based upon a specific character
- Extracting Title, First Name, Middle Name, Last Name from a field and splitting those field contents into multiple fields
BonnieS, Washington DC
Jun 8, 2018
Just wanted to say THANK YOU! This little function just saved me a ton of time and energy!
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