Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

ShortDoc ( doc ; len )

Show abbreviated pathnam when using full filenames.

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  Sample input:
ShortDoc ( l:templatesmergedocsnewuserirenenamed1.doc , 20 )
  Sample output:
l:templatesmerged...named1.doc

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

Returns a shortened path to a file + filename to improve readability when using long file location names in lists etc.

 

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