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CapitalizeFirstCharacter ( text )

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Tim Cimbura, Cimbura.com, Inc.
http://cimbura.com

This function removes spaces at the beginning of the text in question and then capitalizes the first character.

Sample Input:
CapitalizeFirstCharacter(" this is a demo")
Sample Output:
"This is a demo"


 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

Description:

This function removes spaces at the beginning of the text in question and then capitalizes the first character.

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

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it

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Your use of trim is inconsistent and so the expression doesn't work if there is a leading trimmable character.

Should be:
Replace ( Trim ( text ) ; 1 ; 1 ; Upper ( Left ( trim(text) ; 1 ) ) )

Bruce, Redmond WA
March 06, 2016 11:05am

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