Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

Tokenize ( Text ; Separator )

Returns value list of all words from Text

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Ilya Shuvalov   Ilya Shuvalov
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  Sample input:
Tokenize ( “john_smith*marysmith*family’s friend” , ”*”)
  Sample output:
family’s friend

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

Splits the Text on single words/phrases using the Separator.

If the empty Separator is used ("") then space (" "), dot ("."), and colon (",") are used as a word separator simultaneously

The words are returned as a value list with carriage returns



markv   markv, england
Jan 20, 2014
$Result variable doesn't clear itself after use of function
means any subsequent use of function adds to exiting $Result variable (builds longer and longer list ;-)

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