Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

AbsolutePaddingZeroes ( number ; digits )

Pads a number to have static length of digits

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Gjermund Gusland Thorsen   Gjermund Gusland Thorsen
Gudthlandum Consulting
http://www.gudthlandum.no

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  Sample input:
AbsolutePaddingZeroes( 123766; 10 )
  Sample output:
0000123766

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

Pads a number to have static length of digits, max 100 for this example.

Might also work with string...

 

Comments

Erich   Erich, Germany
Jul 24, 2012
Why not:

Right(10^digits+number;digits)
 
Klaus   Klaus, Köln
Mar 9, 2016
Because this must not be a calculation.

0+1 = 1
"0"&1 = 01
 

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