Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

DDtoDMS ( Latitude or Longitude ; Type )

Converts decimal degrees to degrees minutes seconds.

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Edward P. Asmus   Edward P. Asmus
Asmus Consulting

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  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.



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