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  1. Hi, Charles Ross (Chuck) posted the following script in 2010 to split the contents of a text field into text chunks, using the last period (within a period count) as text chunk separator: Let( [ MaxString = Left( String; 100 ); // Get the first 100 characters of the original string. PeriodCount = PatternCount( MaxString; "." ); // Find out how many periods are in the substring. PeriodPos = Position( PeriodCount; "."; 1; PeriodCount ); // Get the position of the last period. Substring = Left( MaxString; PeriodPos ) ]; Substring )
  2. As most people here probably know, the Let ( ) function can be used to define a Local variable. As such, it is possible to build a custom function that defines such a variable, and it is further possible to set said variable to a value including itself. An example would be the following custom function, ErrorList, consisting of the following calculation: Let ( $ErrorList = List ( $ErrorList ; Get ( LastError ) ) ; "" ) If a Set Variable script step sets the same variable as a custom function like the one above, e.g. Set Variable [ $ErrorList ; Value: ErrorList ] …the script
  3. I am filtering a portal where one method works and other other does not. WORKS Case ( IsEmpty ( table::globalTextField ) ; db_payment::id > 0 ; PatternCount ( table::globalTextField ; "/" ) > 1 ; db_payment::date = GetAsDate ( table::globalTextField ) ; db_payment::invoice = table::globalTextField or PatternCount ( db_payment::reference ; table::globalTextField ) > 0 ) DOES NOT WORK line 1 and 2 of case work but not line 3 Let ( [ txt = GetAsText ( table::globalTextField ) ; num = GetAsNumber ( table::globalTextField ) ; dte = GetAsDate ( txt ) ; dt
  4. Friends, I have had it for today... can't seem to get it right... I'm writing an Excel sheet using the MBS plugin. The plugin let's me set FORMATS so I can underline or center cells etc. For every FORMAT I declare a variabel i.e. that gets a value from the plugin $$Format1 = 89 $$Format2 = 90 I pull data from FMPro and 'filling' up an Excel Template with field values. Some of these field's need formatting. Since all data is dynamic, my script needs to handle this accordingly. I 'build' the excel sheet row-by-row, therefore pulling data from FMPro, row-by-row. A VARIABLE
  5. Hello, for days I am trying to figure out how to do this- maybe it is easier then I think: on a multiuser enviroment all on fm pro 11, I would like to use a mix of the virtual list technique (bruce robertson?) with displaying related data for input through a portal. Anyhow what I would like to do is this: create a multiline key to display data that is filtered dynamically. the approach: parent connected to child via x cartesian list (fieldfromchildindexed) the field I am listing displays two fields in one line like so: categorykey||keychild The list wil
  6. Hello all, still I did not fully understand how to implement recursion.... admittedly I am lost- and very much so: There is a list of values = list By script, I am looping through another list with keys. Now I would like to check if the key is in the list. First I was thinking to get the value with Position ( list ; key; 1; 1). The problem is that in list, there might be 4651 and key might be 6, which would make Position true. However 4651 is not 6. Hence, I thought to loop through list by recursion and to check with the "=" but I dont know how to build
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