Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

BitAnd ( x ; y )

Bitwise AND operation on two numbers

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  Sample input:
BitAnd ( 7 , 2 )
  Sample output:
2

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

The TextStyleAdd() and TextColor() functions use numerical bitmasks as there arguments, for simple operations, + can be used to combine them.

For more complex operations, BitAnd() can be helpful, its output is only those bits set in both inputs:
BitAnd( Bold + Italic, Italic + Underline ) = Italic

 

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