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BetweenOpenCloseTag ( Txt ; OpenTag ; CloseTag ; n )

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Agnes Barouh, Tic Tac
http://www.tictac.fr/CoinFileMaker/Page.html

to extract between 2 tags even if the tag is repeated and nested - not recursive

Sample Input:
//---------------------------------- 1


BetweenOpenCloseTag ( "<dict>¶
<dict><key>Compositeur</key>¶
<dict>¶
<key>Acteur</key>¶
<dict><string>Ok</string>¶
</dict>¶
<key>role</key>¶
</dict>¶
<string>Test_Ok</string>¶
</dict>¶
<string>Test</string>¶
</dict>" ;
"<dict>"; "</dict>"; 3 )


//---------------------------------- 2

BetweenOpenCloseTag (
"( Extract ( between ( 2 tags ) matches ) [ together ] )" ;
"("; ")"; 2 )
Sample Output:
//---------------------------------- Result



" <key>Acteur</key>
<dict>
<string>Ok</string>
</dict>
<key>role</key>"









//---------------------------------- Result

"between ( 2 tags ) matches"


 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

Description:

BetweenOpenCloseTag ( Txt ; OpenTag ; CloseTag ; n ) v2

** 052015 - Add -P+3 variable Ex
** 050715 - Suppress +1 variable Pos ( thanks Menno ! )
//
// to extract between 2 tags even if the tag is repeated and nested
// the closing tag matches the opening tag
// BetweenOpenCloseTag is not recursive function
/*
//---------------------------------- Parameter
• Txt : Text for extract
• OpenTag : Extract after open tag
• CloseTag : Extract before close Tag
• n : Target Occurrence
//---------------------------------- Example
With Txt =
"<dict>¶
<dict>¶
<key>Compositeur</key>¶
<dict>¶
<key>Acteur</key>¶
<dict>¶
<string>Ok</string>¶
</dict>¶
<key>role</key>¶
</dict>¶
<string>Test_Ok</string>¶
</dict>¶
<string>Test</string>¶
</dict>¶
<dict>¶
<close>¶
<dict>¶
<key>bonus</key>¶
<array>¶
<dict>¶
<key>editeur</key>¶
</dict>¶
</array>¶
<string>Actrice</string>¶
</dict>¶
<Oui>et</Oui>¶
<string>Joueur</string>¶
</close>¶
</dict>¶
( et ceci ( was ok ( également ) with des ) parenthèses [ ou des crochets ] )"

- BetweenOpenCloseTag ( Txt ; "<dict>"; "</dict>"; 3 )
> Result :
" <key>Acteur</key>
<dict>
<string>Ok</string>
</dict>
<key>role</key>"

- BetweenOpenCloseTag ( Txt ; "("; ")"; 2 )
> Result : "was ok ( également ) with des"
*/
//————————--—---------------------——————-————
// @ Agnès - May 2015- BugReport
// Substitute ( filemaker§tictac.fr ; § ; @ )
//—————---------------------———————-———-————-

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This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it

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te chéris vraiment quelle élégance vous concevez vos fonctions, Agnès;
they are truly case studies.
thanks for sharing them.

Eduardo Lemos, Victoria, Canada /Sao Paulo, Brazil
December 28, 2015 1:10am

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