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FieldNames2FieldValues ( Text )

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Ilya Shuvalov, SUI Solutions

Replaces field names with field values in Text

Sample Input:
FieldNames2FieldValues ( "Dear {{Customers::CustomerName}} , thank you for buying our {{Products::ProductName}}!")
Sample Output:
Dear John Smith, thank you for buying our SUI Calendar!

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


Replaces all occurrences like {{<TableName>::<FieldName>}} to actual field values.

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

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


Ok, so there are two competitors to this CF that are less well rated but still good (Mail Merge and Mail Merge Plus). However they use the << and>> that are more natural to users and the rest of us. It has been discussed that this CF is better because it does not use the evaluate function, which allows for more possible 'functionality' than perhaps desired, instead using GetField. Still, I am lazy, and here to copy and paste something, and would prefer to use the << and >> that my user is used to and a bit unmotivated to begin tinkering with this one. Great appreciation to all for three great choices!!!

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June 28, 2011 9:55am

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