Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

DDtoDMS ( Latitude or Longitude ; Type )

Converts decimal degrees to degrees minutes seconds.

  Average rating: 4.6 (21 votes) Log in to vote

Edward P. Asmus   Edward P. Asmus
Asmus Consulting

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter

  Sample input:
DDtoDM ( "38.2065", "lat" )
  Sample output:
38° 12' 23" N

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

Converts decimal degrees (DD) to degrees minutes seconds (DMS). The function is called with a latitude or longitude in decimal degress and the type. The type can be either "latitude" or "longitude" and these may be shortened to "lat" or "lon". The type can be in any case: upper, lower, or mixed.



Sep 14, 2019
this is giving me an error on the latORlon, it is not defined.

Log in to post comments.


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

Support this website.

This library has been a free commmunity resource for FileMaker users and developers for 16 years. It receives no funding and has no advertisements. If it has helped you out, I'd really appreciate it if you could contribute whatever you think it's worth: