Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

ListChanges ( oldList ; newList )

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  Sample input:
ListChanges(
"1¶2¶3";
"A¶2¶B"
)
  Sample output:
1 => A
3 => B

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

Compare two lists of equal length and return the changes in "oldvalue => newValue" format.

Useful for record change logs, for instance, when combined with on record load script and on record commit script. Use other custom functions or scripts to retrieve initial value on record open and final value on record submit.

 

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