Category: Text

Syntax: SerialIncrement ( text; incrementBy )


textAny text or text expression that contains an alphanumeric string.

incrementByA number or numeric expression with which to increment the text value.

Data type returned: Text


Returns the combined text and number from the text value, where the numeric portion of the text has been incremented by the value specified in the incrementBy parameter.

The incrementBy value is truncated to an integer when incrementing. Positive and negative numbers are accepted.




SerialIncrement ("test1"; 2)

Returns test3.

SerialIncrement ("project_plan_v12.3"; -1)

Returns project_plan_v12.2.

SerialIncrement ("2hithere3"; 3)

Returns 2hithere6.

: 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

FileMaker Keyboard Shortcuts

FileMaker Network Ports

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 © 2008-2020.
If you may any questions please contact us: