Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

GetValueFromURLString ( paramname ; sourcecode )

Gets a parameter name from a URL string in an HTML document.

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  Sample input:
GetValueFromURLString ( "id" ; "a href=\"\"" )
  Sample output:

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

This searches an HTML document for any incidence of a URL containing the parameter you specify, and returns that parameter's value.

The parameter name must be preceded by either ? or & and the value must be followed by either a & or a ".



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