Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

MapQuest_Directions ( StreetStart ; CityStart ; StateStart ; CountryStart ; StreetEnd ; CityEnd ; StateEnd ; CountryEnd )

MapQuest, Directions and Map locator

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Starr Data
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  Sample input:
MapQuest_Directions ( StreetStart ; CityStart; StateStart; CountryStart; StreetEnd; CityEnd; StateEnd; CountryEnd )
  Sample output:
http://www.mapquest.com/directions/main.adp?go=1&do=nw&2ex=1&src=maps&ct=NA&1y=US &1a=26 Summit St&1s=Ct &1c=East HamptonUS &1ah=&2a=10 East High&2s=ct &2c=East HamptonUS

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

Use your start and end address fields from you database or enter your custom find. Note if you leave the country start and country end fields. It defaults to US behind the scenes, whether it is empty or just left blank.

Use this custom function as a calculation field and set up a web viewer portal using this field. You may also use it as an url in the open url script step.

 

Comments

George   George, Milwaukee
Jan 29, 2009
Excellent!! Perfect for my deliveries!
 

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