Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

CorrespondingValue ( indexValues ; searchValue ; listOfValues )

Finds the first occurrence of searchValue in indexValues and returns the corresponding value in listOfValues.

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  Sample input:
CorrespondingValue (
"T¶N¶D" ;
"n" ;
"Text¶Number¶Date"
)


CorrespondingValue (
List ( Results::Score ) ;
Max ( Results::Score ) ;
List ( Results::Name )
)
  Sample output:
"Number"






returns the name of the (first) highest-scoring result

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

Finds the first occurrence of searchValue in indexValues and returns the corresponding value (i.e. the value with the same ordinal number) in listOfValues.

The search is not case-sensitive.

This function is NOT recursive.

 

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