Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

JSON.GetValueLists ( isVirtualList )

This creates JSON that can be used to look up an id or JSON designed to populate a Virtual List

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  Sample input:
JSON.GetValueLists ( 1 )
JSON.GetValueLists ( 0 )
JSONGetElement ( JSON.GetValueLists ( 0 ), 4 ) = "Difficulty"
JSONGetElement ( JSON.GetValueLists ( 0 ), "Difficulty" ) = 4
  Sample output:
[
{
"id" : "1",
"name" : "CC_YearExp"
},
{
"id" : "2",
"name" : "Staff"
},
{
"id" : "3",
"name" : "Location"
},
{
"id" : "4",
"name" : "Difficulty"
},
{
"id" : "5",
"name" : "Time"
},
{
"id" : "6",
"name" : "Color"
}
]

-------------------------

{
"1" : "CC_YearExp",
"2" : "Staff",
"3" : "Location",
"4" : "Difficulty",
"5" : "Time",
"6" : "Color",
"CC_YearExp" : "1",
"Color" : "6",
"Difficulty" : "4",
"Location" : "3",
"Staff" : "2",
"Time" : "5"
}

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

I created this function to populate a virtual list portal and then realized that it might be nice to have an easy way to lookup a value list's ID by its Name or to be able to look up it's Name by its ID..

 

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