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Count matching entries in list.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
List 10.2 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "QuickList.CountValuesMatching"; ListRef; Operator; Value { ; Mode } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
ListRef The reference to the list returned from QuickList.New function. $List
Operator The compare operator.
Can be =, !=, <, >, <=, >=, ≤, ≥ or ≠.
Value Available in MBS FileMaker Plugin 10.3 or newer.
The value to check against.
Mode Pass 1 for numeric comparison.
Default is 0 for text comparison.
0 Optional


Returns number or error.


Count matching entries in list.
This uses text comparison!


Count values in a quick list <4:

list = MBS( "QuickList.New"; "1¶2¶3¶4");
count = MBS( "QuickList.CountValuesMatching"; list; "<"; 4 );
r = MBS("QuickList.Release"; list)];

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This function checks for a license.

Created 5th April 2020, last changed 14th December 2023

QuickList.Count - QuickList.CrossProduct