Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

Filter_Stopwords ( Text )

simple one function stopwords remover

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Thomas Seidler   Thomas Seidler
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  Sample input:
Let(
text = "The Good and Book of Company";

Filter_Stopwords ( text )
& "¶" &
Filter_Stopwords ( lower(text) )

)
  Sample output:
"The Good Book Company
good book company"

// i.e. capitalized stopwords stay in, unless you use 'lower' on text

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

Removes stopwords [a very long list provided via a uni] from text. Defaults to only removing lower case stopwords, so fairly simple.

 

Comments

chris   chris, detroit
Oct 26, 2016
is anyone else getting an error at "text = " " & text & " ";"

using fmp 13

thanks
 

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