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GetFieldStat ( Function ; Field )

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Ugo DI LUCA, DLSYSTEMS
http://www.dlsystems.fr

Do stats from values in a field or a value list

Sample Input:
GetField ( "Max" , 2¶12¶10 )
Sample Output:
12


 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

Description:

Change the function to Min, Average, Sum or whatever the aggregate function needed.
You may work with a list of values with other separators than the "¶", just change this separator to match yours

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

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it

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It's a small thing, but I added a case() statement to mine, to check if there's only one value (in which case any of the aggregate functions will fail).

Here's what mine looks like (sorry, I also changed the function and parameter names to better suit my needs...but you get the idea):

// AggregateValues ( Function; Values )

Case(
ValueCount(Values) <= 1; GetValue(values; 1);

Evaluate ( Function & " ( " & Substitute ( Values ; "¶";";" ) & " )" )

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Howard, Los Angeles
December 20, 2012 8:56pm

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