Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

FilterOut ( ListA ; ListB )

Filter the values of Lists out of ListA

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  Sample input:
FilterOut ( "a¶b¶c¶d¶e¶f" ; "e¶b¶c" )
  Sample output:

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

This function takes the values of ListB and removes them from ListA. The values in each list can be in any order. This function should work with any version of Filemaker 8.0 onwards. The only limits of list length are driven by the recursion limit.



19752   19752, fmc
Mar 7, 2018
FilterOut ( "abcde" ; "e" ) returns "abc".

You'd need ¶ on both side for partially matching text.

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