fnPhone ( text )
Phone Number Formatting
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Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)
Determines the correct structure of a US phone number based on length and if the number starts with a 1.
Will support numbers with structure of :
1 888 555 1212 x943
888 555 1212
1 888 555 1212
Anything over 11 chars, with a 1 prefix, will suffix the rest as an extension.
Or, anything over 10 chars, wo a 1 prefix, will suffix the rest as an extension.
Anything less than 7 characters will not get any formatting.
Formatting is structured as:
Jean-Pierre Boudreau, Montreal QC Canada
Nov 10, 2009
You can replace the substitute function by a Filter function.
Let (pnum = Filter( text; "1234567890") ;
to remove all unwanted character from the input string.
Greg Pering, Greer, SC
Jan 3, 2010
Merci, mon pote.
Mark Stratford, New Zealand
Oct 15, 2012
Hi I am utilizing the Starting Point Freeware. which has this script
However the phone fields are formatted to suit USA as above.
Is it possiable to get scripting to suit New Zealand, number formatting as follows:
64 06 3425589
64= NZ 06=town /city
3425589= local number.
Your help would be really appreciated
Regards Mark Stratford
maria fritzen, auckland
Feb 3, 2016
i am having exactly the same problem!! how can i get a formatting suitable for new zealand or, even better, an international one?
mark, if you found a solution, could you please email me? firstname.lastname@example.org, thanks a lot!
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