Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

latLonToPoint ( Latitude ; Longitude )

Returns a point from a latitude-longitude pair.

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Edward P. Asmus   Edward P. Asmus
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  Sample input:
latLonToPoint( 38.2065, -112.1822)
  Sample output:

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

Returns a point on the earth of the form "latitude,longitude". The function is called with latitude and longitude for the point. If the latitude and longitude are in decimal degrees (DD), the point returned is in a format compatible for use with Google Earth and Google Maps.



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