Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

makeEmailAddress ( name1 ; name1CharacterLimit ; name2 ; name2CharacterLimit ; separator ; domain )

generates standardized email addresses

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  Sample input:
makeEmailAddress ( "John" ; 1 ; "Smith" ; 99 ; "" ; "" )

makeEmailAddress ( "Von Munchausen" ; 9 ; "Baron" ; 9 ; "." ; "" )
  Sample output:

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

Generates standardized email addresses using 2 names, length restrictions on each name, the separator to use between the names, and a domain; filters disallowed characters from the names and converts inputs to lowercase.



H   H, Switzerland
Jan 2, 2014
The user name of an email adress (the part before the @) is actually case sensitive - though this feature is not often used in reality.

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