Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

SetField ( InValue )

Set field to value, checks for value of "Empty"

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  Sample input:
SetField ( "test" )
Setfield ( "Empty" )
  Sample output:
"test"
""

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

~~~ Design Notes ~~~
This is part of a series of SET functions:
SetVar and SetField

These are all designed to work with variables and to
keep the variables from being un-set (removed from memory),
by using the string "Empty" to indicate IsEmpty().

Example:
If a field, MyField, is empty and I use SetVar(),
MyVariable = SetVar( MyField )
Tnen MyVariable is now = "Empty".

These are related to a series of LIST functions.
ListAdd, ListAddUnique, ListExist, ListGet, ListToggle.

Which are designed to work with variables and the "Empty" idea.

~~~

 

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