Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

CalculateInitials ( ~fullName )

Calculate the initials of a full name

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  Sample input:
CalculateInitials ( "Jean-Baptiste Grenouille" )
  Sample output:

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

Parameter: ~fullName
Result type: text



Fabrice Nordmann   Fabrice Nordmann, 1-more-thing
Jan 7, 2023
Hi, another version of this without recursion would be:
Filter ( Proper ( ~fullName ) ; Upper ( ~fullName ))
and if you would like to have only 1 initial for compound names (as in your example):
Filter ( Proper ( Substitute ( ~fullName ; "-" ; "" ) ; Upper ( ~fullName ))

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