Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

Slope ( x1 , y1 , x2 , y2 )

Calculates the slope of a line on a plot (use with yIntercept)

  Average rating: 4.5 (33 votes) Log in to vote

Rob Poelking   Rob Poelking
Excelisys, Inc.

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter

  Sample input:
Slope ( 1 , 1 , 3 , 4 )
  Sample output:
2/3 or 1.6666...

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

Basic Cartesian coordinate system of calculating the slope of a line or the "m" in y=mx+b. Given any 2 points on a graph, determines the slope (rise/run). Use with the function yIntercept.



Log in to post comments.


Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

Under construction. Email me your wish list for improvements.