Delete blank lines/No scroll change

Ken Ray kray at
Tue Oct 1 15:59:01 EDT 2002

Also, oddly enough:

  do "delete " & the clickLine

will work as well as 'delete line (the hilitedLines of me) of me', whereas:

  delete the clickLine 

leaves blanks.

This looks like a bug to me...

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sannyasin Sivakatirswami" <katir at>
To: <use-revolution at>
Sent: Tuesday, October 01, 2002 2:13 PM
Subject: Delete blank lines/No scroll change

> Is there a simple way to delete lines in a list, such that a blank line 
> does not remain afterwards and not throw the scroll of the  field back 
> to zero?
> put empty into line 11 of fld "inputList"  ## leaves a blank empty line
>    put the clicktext & cr after fld "outputList"
>    delete the clickline  ## leaves a blank line
> Context: User is working on a mailing list... either deleting entries 
> or moving entries to another field.. .in both cases we want the line 
> that is clicked on to disappear and not leave a blank line in its 
> place. If one runs a "replace (cr & cr) with cr in fld "inputList"  the 
> scroll is set to zero
> put the scroll of fld "inputList" into tPosition
> replace (cr & cr) with cr in fld "inputList
> set the scroll of fld "inputList" to tPosition
> does work... but I was wondering if there is a way which would leave 
> the scroll of the field untouched in the first place.
> Thanks
> Sivakatirswami
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