Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

rapidTimeEntry ( text ; workdayStartHour )

enter time with numbers only

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  Sample input:
rapidTimeEntry ( "1323 ; 7 )
rapidTimeEntry ( "655 ; 7 )
rapidTimeEntry ( "1005 ; 7 )
  Sample output:
1:23 PM
6:55 PM
10:05 AM

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

- convert a string of numbers (no punctuation) to time.
- AM/PM is determined by Workday Starting Hour.
- opening IF statement will allow the user to modify the result.

- currently function only considers a workdayStartHour less then 12



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