a tip for newbies (like me)

Dar Scott dsc at swcp.com
Wed Mar 20 15:51:01 EST 2002

On Wednesday, March 20, 2002, at 01:24 PM, Yates, Glen wrote:

> When parens are used however:
> 	put url ("file:" & it) into field "myField"
> The parens force the concatenation of "file:" & it to occur before 
> being
> evaluated as a container of type "url", so now that container 
> evaluates to a
> file that actually exists and its contents get put into the field.

I get it!!

I was thrown off by the missing URL in the example.

The reference expression "url _____" binds stronger
than the value expression "_____ & _____".

This is now so obvious I can't see how I was so blockheaded.

Dar Scott

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