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Queries the number of a character.

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MBS( "Text.Code"; Char )   More


Parameter Description Example
Char The text character to look at. "😀"


Returns text or error.


Queries the number of a character.
Returns the unicode code point. Compared to FileMaker's Code() function, this function does handle codes over 65535.

See also Text.Character.


Query code for a smiley:

MBS( "Text.Code"; "😀" )

Example result: 128512

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This function is free to use.

Created 4th June 2015, last changed 9th November 2021

Text.Characters - Text.Concat

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