Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

Color ( Text )

Use a color name to specify a color in FileMaker rather than RGB values.

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  Sample input:
Color ( "blue" )
  Sample output:
255

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

Simple Colors contains a function called Color that takes a single text parameter. It is an alternative to FM7's built-in RGB function. Instead of specifying a color with separate Red, Green, and Blue values, you can use some of the typical CSS web color specifications (six-digit hex or named colors).

 

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