use-revolution digest, Vol 1 #284 - 12 msgs

Dar Scott dsc at swcp.com
Sat Mar 23 20:49:01 CST 2002


On Saturday, March 23, 2002, at 05:32 PM, Matt Denton wrote:

> Short of writing a small parser (not a hard task), does anyone 
> know of commands/methods of handling these characters?  My task is 
> to match typed text in a field with a text  that may or may not 
> have diacritical marks, a field of about 32K of text data.

Just a wild idea...

In a copy "replace" all diacritical letters with the canonical 
letters.  (See "replace" command."  Process with that.

There might be some advantage to using the htmlText where you can 
refer to a letter as é or the like.  Perhaps this would work 
better on multiple platforms.

dar




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