Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

GetPlural ( test ; RSTY )

Returns Plural if test <> 1

  Average rating: 4.3 (30 votes) Log in to vote

John Buckingham   John Buckingham
microGuidance
http://microguidance.co.uk

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter

  Sample input:
GetPlural ( CategoriesHeaders_CH::CountProducts_cn_120 ; "R" )
  Sample output:
'are' or 'is'

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

Test is the variable to test to determine if it is 1 or not - 0 returns the same string as more than 1

RSTY determines the result as:
'R' returns 'is' or 'are'
'S' returns nothing or 's'
'T' returns 'this' or 'these'
'Y' returns 'y' or 'ies'

No leading or trailing spaces are returned...

 

Comments

Log in to post comments.

 

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

Under construction. Email me your wish list for improvements.