Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

encodeEmail ( email ; rName )

Encode HTML mailto link as hexadecimal string

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Hunter Chisholm   Hunter Chisholm
Protean Solutions, LLC
http://proteansolutions.com

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  Sample input:
encodeEmail ( "jane@yourdomain.com" , "Jane Elizabeth" )
  Sample output:

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

When generating web pages from a database this function will convert the email address portion of the mailto link into a hexadecimal string. While not 100% affective in stopping the harvesting of email addresses, it reduces it considerably.

Numbers in email addresses are not encoded.

 

Comments

Anna Villa   Anna Villa, USA
Mar 27, 2009
Informative!

Anna
annakhristinavilla@yahoo.com
 

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