Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

suffixPlural ( theNumber )

Given any number, this function returns the letter "s" if the number is equal to 1, otherwise nothing is returned.

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  Sample input:
suffixPlural ( -1 )
suffixPlural ( 0 )
suffixPlural ( 0.5 )
suffixPlural ( 1 )
suffixPlural ( 2 )
  Sample output:
s
s
s

s

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

Consider using a quantity field in an invoicing situation. The invoice provides improved human readability if the units display the plural "s" where appropriate.

For example:
0 hours
1 hour
1.5 hours

 

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