Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

SumText ( Field ; TotalLines ; StartLine ; Text ; Delimiter )

Adds together all the data in a Field

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  Sample input:
SumText ( Field ; count(Field) ; 1 ; "" ; "," )
  Sample output:
text1, text2, text3

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

Add together all the text in a field either in a found set or from a portal. You can specify the delimiter so you could have a comma separated list or return separated list to use with the value function. This function does not put the delimiter after the last value.

 

Comments

Nick Lightbody   Nick Lightbody, Deskspace Systems Limited
Mar 12, 2009
This is an elegant and efficient function - with the addition of a limiter it works very well in producing a multi-key for large datasets
 

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