Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

Guillotin ( Victim )

Removes the first value of a list

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Christoph Kaufmann   Christoph Kaufmann

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  Sample input:
Guillotin ( "Head¶Chest¶Legs" )
  Sample output:

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

Whenever you have a list of values in a variable and need to go through them in a loop, you can always use getvalue ( $list ; 1 ) and use the Guillotin function afterwards to shorten the list. Don't forget to exit the loop if ( isempty ( $list )



Fabrice Nordmann   Fabrice Nordmann, 1-more-thing
Feb 10, 2015
The result is not as documented. RightValues () will append a ¶.

Guillotin ( "Head¶Chest¶Legs" ) = "Chest¶Legs¶"
Christoph Kaufmann   Christoph Kaufmann,
Feb 10, 2015
Thank you for the hint, the documentation ist adapted.

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