Category: Text

Syntax: Lower ( text )


textAny expression that resolves to a text string.

Data type returned: Text


Returns an all-lowercase version of the specified text string.

The Lower() function is one of three functions FileMaker has for changing the case of a text string. The other two are Upper() and Proper().

The following formula can be used to test whether a given text string is already written with all lowercase characters:

 Exact (text; Lower(text))




Lower ("This is a test")

Returns this is a test.

Lower (Name)

Returns mary smith when the Name field contains "MARY Smith".

: FileMaker Specifications

FileMaker 8 Product Line

Specifications and Storage Limits

Field Types and Import/Export Formats

: Calculation Functions

Working with Calculations Primer

Calculation Signatures

Calculation Functions

: Custom Functions

Custom Functions Primer

Useful Custom Functions

: Script Steps

Scripting Primer

Script Step Reference

: Quick Reference

FileMaker Error Codes

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FileMaker Server Command Line Reference

FileMaker XML Reference

: Other Resources

Where to Go for More Information

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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