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can't find commas

Question asked by PaulDSprague on Feb 27, 2009
Latest reply on Mar 11, 2009 by TSGal


can't find commas

Description of the issue

FileMaker Product(s) involved:FileMaker Pro 8.5, 9, 10Operating System(s) involved:Mac 10.5.5Detailed description of the issue:Can't find all instances of commas in text field.  If comma is followed by another character besides a space, no search criteria can locate it. Exact steps to reproduce the issue:1.  Create a database2.  Define a text field (name: f1Eng, storage: English indexing)3. Define a calculation field (name = f1Uni, text result, formula = f1Eng, storage = Unicode indexing)4.  Create two records with values in f1Eng:0,0 (zero comma zero)0, 0 (zero comma space zero)5. Enter Find mode, type a comma in either field with any combination of @ * = "" modifier symbols, perform FindExpected Result:both records should be returnedActual Result:only the second record is returnedWorkaround:Calculated another field with formula: PatternCount(f1Eng;",")