Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

ListFunction ( start ; end ; function )

Recursive function calculator

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  Sample input:
ListFunction( 1; get(foundCount); "[n] & \" - \" & getNthRecord(Company; [n])" )
  Sample output:
1 - ABC Inc.
2 - DEF Inc.
3 - MoreCo
4 - OtherCompany

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

Inspired by Custom List by Agnes Barouh.
A recursive function calculator that processes FUNCTION for values from START to END. You must supply function in quoted form with [n] as the placeholder. You can build simple lists or complete HTML pivot tables using this technique.

You could for instance build a text invoice with header and then a ListFunction calc for the line items. Check the web site for examples.
MODIFIED: 10/23/07 to eliminate extra returns which occurred in some cases

 

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