Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

State-to-Abbrev ( State )

Convert and substitute U.S. State names to their 2 Letter Abbreviation

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Chase Holden   Chase Holden - Show more from this author
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  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

This custom function will accept any U.S. state spelling and some Canadian Provinces and replace the field with its 2 character abbreviation in CAPS. Function will also normalize the text input from any upper or lower Case characters, trim any extra spaces and remove any text formatting.



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