Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

Left_Or_Right_Chars_Of_Every_Word ( Direction ; Text ; Chars ; Separator )

Extracts n chars of every word in Text from left or right side.

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  Sample input:
Left_Or_Right_Chars_Of_Every_Word ( "left" ; "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur" ; 3 ; "¶")
  Sample output:
Lor
ips
dol
sit
ame
con

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

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Comments

Jesus Sanchez   Jesus Sanchez, dbFile Desarrollos
Dec 13, 2022
You can leave empty Direction parameter:
Left_Or_Right_Chars_Of_Every_Word ( "" ; "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur" ; 4 ; " " )

and you get: Lore ipsu dolo sit amet cons
 

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