Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

LineNumbering ( text ; start ; suffix )

Returns the given text with numbered lines

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Daniele Raybaudi   Daniele Raybaudi - Show more from this author

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  Sample input:
LineNumbering ( "aaaa aaa¶bbbbb bb¶ccc cccccccccccc" ; 1 ; ". ")
  Sample output:
1. aaaa aaa
2. bbbbb bb
3. ccc cccccccccccc

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

LineNumbering custom function

Author: Daniele Raybaudi

Format: LineNumbering ( text ; start ; suffix )

text - the text that we want to view with numbered lines
start - the number that we want to start from ( tipically 1 )
suffix - the string that we want to add to each line number ( minimum 2 chars ! )

Returns the given text with numbered lines

You can:

1. add one ore more new lines
2. break one or more lines
3. modify one or more lines
4. delete one or more lines
5. the max number of lines is 999

Example with Text =
aaaa aaa
bbbbb bb
ccc cccccccccccc

LineNumbering ( Text ; 1 ; ". ") returns:
1. aaaa aaa
2. bbbbb bb
3. ccc cccccccccccc




Bernhard Sailer   Bernhard Sailer
Jun 7, 2015
Fine script. Are you shure you need the substitution-functions?
Philip McGeehan   Philip McGeehan, SMD Ltd
Nov 6, 2019
Works really well, thanks :)

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