Property List Management

Version 2


    Custom Function


    Mac OS X, Windows
    Peter Gort
    FMP 8, 8.5, 9, 10, 11
    Denbigh International
    Web: Yes
    File Type: FP7
    Server: Yes
    FileSize: ~ .1 megabytes


    Custom functions for building muliple value parameters, and decoding them in the receiving script.




    Sample Input

    Sample Output

    Developer's Notes


    See Sample code file. Custom functions 1 through 6 are authored by Shawn Flisakowski, one of the engineers who worked on the Filemaker Calculation Engine, available separately from, and are included here with permission. Custom functions 7 through 10 are my extensions of them, which allow

    (1) carriage returns to be included in the values, and survive transmission to the receiving script, and

    (2) generation of script local variables from the property lists, so that “Surname=Smith” becomes a local variable $Surname containing the value “Smith”



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