Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

USStateCode ( state )

This function takes the full name of a state and returns the US Postal Code for the state.

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  Sample input:
USStateCode ( "California" )
  Sample output:
CA

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

This function takes the full name of a state and returns the US Postal Code for the state. If the state can not be matched the full state parameter is returned

 

Comments

David Head   David Head, uLearnIT
Feb 16, 2010
Why does this CF convert the state name supplied into uppercase? This is not required for the text comparisons being used.
 

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