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RomanNumerals ( PageNumber )

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Don Wieland, DW Data Concepts

Convert a page number to Roman Numeral format. (Text Result)

Sample Input:
RomanNumerals ( 4 )
Sample Output:

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


Convert the current page number to Roman Numeral format.

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As written, only goes up to 999. This will get it up to a million (by adding "M" and the overbar symbols for 5K+). Could keep going, but it's surprisingly hard to find RN equivalents of 5 million and up!!:
PN>1000000;"A million or less, please";
Choose(Right(Int(PN/100000);1);& quot;";Char(77300067);Char(77300067)&Char(77300067);Char(77300067) &Char(77300067)&Char(77300067);Char(77300067)&Char(77300076);Ch ar(77300068);Char(77300068)&Char(77300067);Char(77300068)&Char(7730 0067)&Char(77300067);Char(77300068)&Char(77300067)&Char(7730006 7)&Char(77300067);Char(77300067)&Char(77300077))&
Choose(Right (Int(PN/10000);1);"";Char(77300088);Char(77300088)&Char(77300 088);Char(77300088)&Char(77300088)&Char(77300088);Char(77300088)&am p;Char(77300076);Char(77300076);Char(77300076)&Char(77300088);Char(7730 0076)&Char(77300088)&Char(77300088);Char(77300076)&Char(7730008 8)&Char(77300088)&Char(77300088);Char(77300088)&Char(77300067)) &
"";"M";"MM&q uot;;"MMM";"M"&Char(77300086);Char(77300086);Char(7 7300086)&"M";Char(77300086)&"MM";Char(77300086) &"MMM";"M"&Char(77300088))&
Choose(Right(I nt(PN/100);1);
"";"C"; "CC";"CCC";"CD";"D";"DC"; "DCC";"DCCC";"CM") &
"";"X";"XX&quo t;;"XXX";"XL";"L";"LX";"LXX&qu ot;;"LXXX";"XC") &a

Andy Frazier, Waddell, AZ
October 14, 2016 11:14am

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