Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

RollDiameterNeeded ( NewRollCoreDia#mm ; NewRollExtDia#mm ; NewRollLen#m ; NeededLength#m )

Knowing the size of a roll when new, returns the minimum diameter to be sure to have a specific length on the roll

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  Sample input:
RollDiameterNeeded ( 83 ; 216 ; 520 ; 150 )
  Sample output:

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

If you know the size (material length, diameter, core size and so on) of a new roll of material (film, paper or other), this custom function allows you to know what the minimum diameter of a roll to be sure to have the length you need. This allows you to use at the best the available rolls partially used.



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