Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

Get_IndexAndCount ( TableName ; FieldName ; RecordSeparator )

Uses SQL to return List of counts & unique values on a field

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  Sample input:
Get_IndexAndCount ( "Contacts" ; "LastName" ; "¶" )
  Sample output:

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

PURPOSE: Determine count & unique values for a field
Uses SQL query, so is quite fast

Result Format:
If you use ¶ as the RecordSeparator, this creates a value list



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