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ReplaceOnMultipleValues ( Value ; Start ; NumberOfCharacters ; ReplacementText )

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Koji Takeuchi, Freelance
http://sevensdoor.com

Execute "Replace ()" function on each line of multiple lines.

Sample Input:
ReplaceOnMultipleValues ( "aaa¶ccc¶bbb¶abc" ; 2 ; 1 ; "-" )
Sample Output:
a-a
c-c
b-b
a-c


 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

Description:

description:
Execute "Replace ()" function on each line of multiple lines.
This function was created for the purpose like splitting text from fixed-length data like Firm-Banking data.
ex1:
ReplaceOnMultipleValues ( "aaa¶ccc¶bbb¶abc" ; 2 ; 1 ; "-" )
-> "a-a¶c-c¶b-b¶a-c"
ex2:
ReplaceOnMultipleValues ( "aaa¶ccc¶bbb¶abc" ; 2 ; -1 ; "," )
-> "a,aa¶c,cc¶b,bb¶a,bc"

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

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