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 FileMaker Pro Custom Functions

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Jeremy Bante, OshVay Systems, Inc.
http://www.oshvay.com

QuickSort( list ) sorts list with the popular and reasonably efficient quicksort algorithm

Sample Input:
QuickSort (
"Tye
Mineko
Leia
Giang
Promise
Helen
Leilani
Megan
Alix
Leslie
Heather
Laura
Emilie
Wen-Lian
Marisa
Tricia
Hana
Arianna")
Sample Output:
Alix
Arianna
Emilie
Giang
Hana
Heather
Helen
Laura
Leia
Leilani
Leslie
Marisa
Megan
Mineko
Promise
Tricia
Tye
Wen-Lian


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

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Discuss:

randomIndex isn't specified, should be pivotIndex right?

Bill Doerrfeld, Seattle
June 10, 2009 8:28pm

Doesn't work properly with duplicate values.

Bill Doerrfeld, Seattle
October 19, 2009 5:02pm

I tried pivotIndex instead of randomIndex and worked.

Humberto Vargas, Mexico City
June 09, 2011 6:31pm

"list" is a reserved word in the calculation engine, so something like "values" should be used as the parameter instead.

Mike Beargie, Columbus, Oh
October 18, 2016 10:04am

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