Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

Unicode_escape ( string )

Converts Unicode characters to their escaped Unicode character codes

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  Sample input:
Unicode_escape ( "Tromsø" )
  Sample output:
Troms\u00F8

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

Converts affected Unicode characters in string to their escaped Unicode character codes
Use cases include Javascript and JSON escaping as the built-in JSONSetElement p.t. does not escape these and many API's need extended characters to be escaped.

Handles characters in Unicode Latin-1 supplement, Latin Extended- A and Latin Extended-B, IPA Extensions, Spacing Modifier Letters, Combining Diacritical Marks, Greek and Coptic, Cyrillic and Cyrillic Supplement. Code range 00A0 to 052F

 

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