Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

SortList ( theList )

Sorts a return delimited list

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Steve Thoms   Steve Thoms
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  Sample input:
SortList ( "1¶7¶3¶9" )
  Sample output:

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

This wraps the list in JSON object notation with the list values as the keys. The values in the JSON are all 1. It returns JSONListKeys result. This function sorts the keys by default. If you want to sort dates, convert them to SQL or other text sortable format. Hope you like it.



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