Problems with the DO command

Sarah sarahr at genesearch.com.au
Thu Aug 8 04:39:01 CDT 2002


Try sending a field number or ID. That way you won't have to worry about 
the quotes.

Sarah

On Wednesday, August 7, 2002, at 07:03  AM, Ian McKnight wrote:

> Hi
>
> Thanks for your input Klaus, unfortunately your suggestion didn't work.
>
> When put in a nested loop this statement fills a field with 10 rows of 
> ten
> numbers.
>
> put mytable[tx,ty] after last char of fld "mydisplay"
>
> To use the do command the statement needs to be in a container or 
> contained
> in quotes. In either case the statement ends in double quotes
>
> do "put mytable[tx,ty] after last char of fld "mydisplay""
>
> which is why I replaced the 'nested' quotes with the literal quote which
> required the & operator which do doesn't seem to like :(
>
> The first statement above only fails when put in quotes and executed 
> through
> the do command.
>
>
> Regards
>
>
> Ian
>
>> ...
>> processmytable "put mytable[tx,ty] after last char of fld" & quote &
>> "mydisplay" & quote
>> ...
>>
>> Hope this helps.
>>
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> Klaus Major
>> k_major at os.surf2000.de
>>
>
>
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