Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

FieldRepeatsByName ( "fieldName" )

Returns the true number of repetitions for a repeating field

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  Sample input:
FieldRepeatsByName ( "fieldName" )
  Sample output:
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  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

Returns the true number of repetitions for 'fieldName' as opposed to the
Get(ActiveRepetitionNumber) and FieldRepetitions() functions that will
only give you the number of repeats as shown on a certain layout.

Syntax: FieldRepeatsByName ( "fieldName" )
where "fieldName" is the quoted name of the repeating field.

Return type: Number

 

Comments

Matt Wills   Matt Wills, Richford, VT
Jan 27, 2009
This one just does not work. Should be deleted. Try same author's "FieldRepeats" instead.
 

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