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GetStyledWords ( text ; style )

Returns all the styled words ( in list view ) within the given text

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  Sample input:
GetStyledWords ( "I'm going ( bold ) to learn English ( bold )" ; "bold" )

GetStyledWords ( "I'm going ( bold ) to learn English ( bold )" ; "" )
  Sample output:
going
English

I'm
to
learn

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

GetStyledWords custom function

revision 1: now finds plain text, too.

Author: Daniele Raybaudi

Format: GetStyledWords ( text ; style )

Parameters:
text - the given text where there are some styled words
style - the style to search for ; if it is empty the function will search for "plain"

Returns all the styled words ( in list view ) within the given text

Example 1):
text = I'm going ( bold ) to learn English ( bold )
GetStyledWords ( text ; "bold" ) returns:
going
English

Example 2):
text = I'm going ( bold ) to learn English ( bold )
GetStyledWords ( text ; "" ) or GetStyledWords ( text ; "plain" ) returns:
I'm
to
learn

 

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