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Truncate email signature blocks

  • 1.  Truncate email signature blocks

    Posted 08-10-2017 03:32
    I am looking for some assistance in writing a formula that will truncate an email signature block in a notes record that is a multiline text field.

    For example - the Notes field may contain the following:
    Thank you for your inquiry.  We will have the next representative contact you immediately.

    Jim Smith
    Smith Co
    (123) 456-789

    SmithCo because a Smith is the best
    SmithCo Incorporated
    Smith Confidentiality Policy..... Etc etc.
    I am looking for the formula to truncate anything after Jim@jimsmithco.com.

    The notes feild will NOT always have the same text, but the email address, Jim@jimsmithco.com will always be in the record.

    Thank you in advance for your help.


  • 2.  RE: Truncate email signature blocks

    Posted 09-20-2017 21:46
    Hi Eric. If this is still an issue, I'd be glad to help you solve it. Will the email address either always be the same fixed address or an email address from another field in the record (an Email Address field perhaps)? Or will it always be a random email address unknown in advance and without any connection to the values of other fields in the record? That makes a big difference in whether we can solve this natively in Quick Base using a formula field or whether we would need to write a script to do it.

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