Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

JSONGetElementsAsVariables ( JSON ; Globals ; Prefix )

Converts JSON to Variables or Global Variables (Supports JSON sub arrays)

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  Sample input:
vars = JSONGetElementsAsVariables ( Get(ScriptParameter); 0; "" )
;vars = JSONGetElementsAsVariables ( $window; 0; "window" )
;vars = JSONGetElementsAsVariables ( $position; 0; "window.position" )
  Sample output:
- Example Returns
* $Title
* $Message
* $window (=JSON SubArray)
* $position (=JSON SubArray from within $window )

* $window.Name
* $window.dimWindow

* $window.position.Top
* $window.position.Left
* $window.position.Width
* $window.position.Height

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

I found Rob Poelking's Custom Function and it worked well but did not really support JSON sub array objects.
I wanted a way to build a formula to extract the JSON as variables and to expand the sub arrays into variables as well.

With using the provided formula, I was able to extract all of the variables from my JSON in a single step.

Thank you Rob for your excellent work on the jsonToVars function.



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