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RepeatSerializedValue ( Text ; StartingNum ; NumRepeat ; TextReplace )

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Returns a repeating list with a serialized counter

Sample Input:
RepeatSerializedValue ( "I have @FM Dogs"; 1; 3 ; "@FM")
Sample Output:
"I have 1 dogs¶I have 2 dogs¶I have 3 dogs"

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This is based on the RepeatValue function by Koji Takeuchi.

This returns a repeated ¶ separated list to include a serialized counter.
Text = The value to repeat.
StartingNum = The starting Number of the incremental counter.
NumRepeat = The number of times to repeat the text.
TextReplace = The value to be replaced by the incremental

If StartingNum is one (1), then the first serialized value is 1. If StartingNum is 20, then the first serialized value is 21.

#1) RepeatSerializedValue ( "I have @FM dogs"; 1; 3 ; "@FM")
#2) RepeatSerializedValue ( "Chapter @FM"; 10; 3 ; "@FM")

#1) "I have 1 dogs¶I have 2 dogs¶I have 3 dogs"
#2) "Chapter 11¶Chapter 12¶Chapter 13"

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

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Why "If StartingNum is 20, then the first serialized value is 21." , not 20?
Rather than you can't get result starting with 2.

unix, Japan
November 16, 2015 7:22pm

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