Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

LetterCount ( text ; summary )

Returns the letter counts within a string

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  Sample input:
LetterCount ( "AabcDdede"; "" )
  Sample output:
"A1¶a1¶b1¶c1¶D1¶d2¶e2"

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

This returns a list of letter counts for a string. It's used in the ShannonEntropy() function for calculating the strength of passwords. The second parameter should be left blank, as it's used for recursion.

 

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