Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

RightPosition ( text ; searchstring )

Shows everything to the right of the search string in text.

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Bob Shockey   Bob Shockey
The Alchemy Group

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  Sample input:
RightPosition ( "thequickbrownfox" ; "quick" )
  Sample output:

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

Extracts the rightmost part of TEXT based on the position of the specified SEARCHSTRING. Does not rely on word spaces being present to extract the data, so it can be used in any sort of string or fixed-width data.



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