Searching All Lines

Josh Dye Zzyzx at Relia.Net
Thu Aug 22 22:02:01 CDT 2002


I made sure that they were "L"s, and it still doesn't work. They were "L"s
the whole time. Anyone got any other ideas on how to search all of the
lines?

 - Josh Dye


----- Original Message -----
From: "J. Landman Gay" <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>
To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
Sent: Thursday, August 22, 2002 4:45 PM
Subject: Re: If it equals?


> "Josh Dye" <Zzyzx at Relia.Net> wrote:
>
> >   repeat for each line 1 in the_file
> >     if item 1 of 1 is the_user then
> <snip>
> > It works. But, it is not searching all of the lines. It only works for
the
> > first line. Any ideas how to get it to search all of the lines?
>
> That's an "el", not a "one". Like this:
>
>   repeat for each line L in the_file
>     if item 1 of L is the_user then...
>
> That's a common misunderstanding on lists where most everybody is using
> a monospaced font. Els and ones look the same.
>
> To be honest, I'm kind of surprised it worked at all. :)
>
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