Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

GetFirstName ( FullName )

Returns A Contact's First Name from a Full Name

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Steve Bush   Steve Bush
Intellisoft Development Inc.

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  Sample input:
GetFirstName(Mr. John Smith)
  Sample output:

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

Returns an individual's First Name. Ignores titles, and will return an individual's 2nd name if the first is an initial: 'Prof. J. Harvey Smith' returns 'Harvey'.



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