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repeat_insert (a_string; to_insert; the_interval)

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steve harley, none please
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insert a string every so many positions within another string

Sample Input:
series_insert ("17E39122ADF4"; ":"; 2)
Sample Output:
17:E3:91:22:AD:F4


 Then copy & paste into FileMaker Advanced's Edit Custom Function window.

Description:

recursive custom function to insert some text at repeated intervals throughout some other text; useful for example to convert a pure hexadecimal MAC address to the conventional notation with colons every two digits, or to break up credit card numbers with spaces every four digits

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