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Getting appropriate text from a field

Question asked by dominicjoannou on Jan 5, 2017
Latest reply on Feb 20, 2017 by dominicjoannou

Dear Filemaker Community,

 

I have tried extracting very specific text from a field amongst a lot of other texts, many of them quite similiar using the command substitute. However, this was very cumbersome and did not work very well.

 

I can extract specific text from a filemaker field when the field becomes a variable in Stata. I can create a dummy variable with the specific text in Stata. Creation of dummy variables seems to be relatively straight forward in Stata.

 

For my own Filemaker learning how to do create a new field from an existing field with very specific text?

 

Many thanks

 

Dominic Joannou

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