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calculation problem for text

Question asked by CountryBoy1 on Mar 14, 2009
Latest reply on Mar 16, 2009 by CountryBoy1

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calculation problem for text

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   Been away from Filemaker Pro 9 for several weeks.  Tried to set up

a field that looks at the City Name in another field and uses a

calculation (Case statement) to come up with a Zip Code.  Can only

get it to work for the first City Name.  Zip Code is defined as text.

    When should a field type be defined as a "calculation" and when should

it not be ?  Tried it both ways, having Zip Code as a "text" field that

uses a calculation and having it as a type "calculation" that uses a calculation.

Have the same problem both ways.

   Thanks for your help.

 

 

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