Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

nthField ( field ; delimiter ; occurrence )

Get the nth field from a string with a given delimiter.

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Pascal Jacob   Pascal Jacob
Globis nv
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  Sample input:
nthField ( "First|Second|Third" ; "|" ; 2 )
  Sample output:
Second

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

Get the nth field from a string with a given delimiter.

 

Comments

Todd   Todd, TN
Aug 1, 2014
Doesn't work if no delimiter in field and occurrence is 1, returns a blank string. Ex nthField ( "A" ; "|" ; 1 ) returns "".
 

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