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Finds list entries which have a given prefix text.

Component: List
Version: 5.4
Mac OS X: Yes
Windows: Yes
Server: Yes
FileMaker Cloud: Yes

MBS( "List.MatchesPrefix"; List; Text { ; NoReturnEnding } )


Parameter Description Example value
List The list of texts to search. "Hello"
Text The text to find. "Hello"
NoReturnEnding Optional
Pass 1 to have no extra newline character on the end of the returned list. Default is 0 to include one to easily concat lists.


Returns new list or error.


Finds list entries which have a given prefix text.
Comparison is case insensitive.


Finds matching prefixes:

MBS( "List.MatchesPrefix"; "Hello¶www¶World"; "w" )

See also

List.MatchesPostfix   -   List.Not

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