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GetValue()

Category: Text

Syntax: GetValue ( listOfValues; valueNumber )


Parameters:

listOfValuesA list of carriage returndelimited values.

valueNumberThe value to return from the list.

Data type returned: Text

Description:

Returns from a list of carriage returndelimited values a single value. Value lists in FileMaker are comprised of any line of data followed by a pilcrow or paragraph return character (¶). You can treat value lists as simple arrays and extract lines as needed using GetValue().

Examples:

Function

Results

GetValue("Red¶Green¶Light Green";2)

Returns Green.




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FileMaker 8 Functions and Scripts Desk Reference
FileMaker 8 Functions and Scripts Desk Reference
ISBN: 0789735113
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 352
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