counting empty items

rand valentine jrvalent at wisc.edu
Mon May 24 13:09:21 EDT 2004


 If I do this:

set the itemDelimiter to tab
put the number of items of tab & tab & tab & tab

 1 is returned.

why not 4? I don't get it.

 -- if I do this:

set the itemDelimiter to tab
put empty into item 4 of testVariable
put the number of items of testVariable

 3 is returned.

why?

rand valentine



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