Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

GetPlural ( test ; RSTY )

Returns Plural if test <> 1

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  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...

 

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