Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

ParseSearchString ( _string )

Parses search terms as input in a typical search engine.

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  Sample input:
if field A contains :
one two "three four" five "six seven" eight nine ten

then
ParseSearchString ( A )
  Sample output:
one¶two¶three four¶five¶six seven¶eight¶nine¶ten

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

Parses search terms as input in a typical search engine.
Handles multi words terms enclosed in double quotes (").
Handles smart quotes.

 

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