Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

TruncateText ( Text ; TextLength )

Truncates long text with three dots...

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Robert Olsson   Robert Olsson
Mallverkstan AB

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  Sample input:
TruncateText ( "I like custom functions!" , 13 )
  Sample output:
I like custom...

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

Truncates long text with three dots at the end. Add the textfield as the first parameter and the length that you want to keep of the text as the second parameter.



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