Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

ConvertTextDate ( TextDate )

Convert text date to a FileMaker date

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  Sample input:
Apr 15, 2004
June 6 1944
  Sample output:

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

Converts American-style text date to a FileMaker date. Works with full month names as well as 3-letter abbreviations. Example: Jan 1, 1983 and January 1 1983 both return 1/1/1983



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