Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions


Converts DMS geocodes to DDM geocodes

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Peter Sijmons   Peter Sijmons

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  Sample input:
N 24° 31' 37.6854"
S 24° 12' 24.8026"
24° 12' 24.8026" S
  Sample output:

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

This converts the latitude and longitude in degrees, minutes, seconds decimal DMS, to degrees decimal minutes DDM which is easier to use in FileMaker Webviewers that display Google map locations.

The comma substitution is needed when running on systems that have a decimal comma



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