Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

TrimReturns ( text )

Trims leading and trailing paragraph returns.

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Kieren MacMillan   Kieren MacMillan
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  Sample input:
TrimReturns ( "

this

is the
text

" )
  Sample output:
this

is the
text

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

Trims leading and trailing paragraph returns, but could easily be modified to trim any other desired character(s), e.g., tab, space, period, etc.

 

Comments

Steve   Steve, Broomall, PA
Jul 12, 2014
Very nice and simply elegant. I tried for about an hour to do this....should've came here first! :)
Thanks for sharing.
 

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