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GetWord ( text ; number )

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David Head, uLearnIT
http://www.ulearnit.com.au/

Get a specified single word from a string

Sample Input:
GetWord ( "This is a string" ; 2 )
Sample Output:
is


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

Description:

While FileMaker provides the LeftWords, MiddleWords and RightWords functions to extract single words and word strings, more often than not I find myself wanting one word only from a string. This custom function makes it easier to extract a single word and makes it easier to read and understand what is being done.

For example, it is easier to read and understand:
GetWord ( address ; 3 )
than:
MiddleWords ( address ; 3 ; 1 )

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

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