Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

DMStoDD ( Latitude or Longitude )

Converts decimal minutes seconds to decimal degrees.

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Edward P. Asmus   Edward P. Asmus
Asmus Consulting

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  Sample input:
DMStoDD ( "38° 12' 23\" N" )
  Sample output:

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

Converts degrees minutes seconds (DMS) to decimal degrees (DD). Latitude or longitude can be sent to the routine. A negative number will be returned for locations in the southern or western hemispheres.



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