Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

NextListValue ( thisValue ; theList )

Pass in a list and a value, and this function will return the next value

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Craig Forster   Craig Forster
Lovelight Productions
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  Sample input:
NextListValue("C";"A¶B¶C¶D¶E¶F¶G¶")
  Sample output:
D

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

/*************************************************
* NextListValue(thisValue;theList)
*
* Craig Forster 9 October 2008
*
* Returns the Value before the value searched for
* If the value is the first value in the list, we return nul( "" )
* Note : List should be delimited with carriage returns
*
* e.g. NextListValue("C";"A¶B¶C¶D¶E¶F¶G¶") Returns "D"
*
*************************************************/

 

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