two more noob questions re "find" command
kray at sonsothunder.com
Tue Aug 9 15:03:13 CDT 2005
On 8/9/05 1:56 PM, "Timothy Miller" <gandalf at doctorTimothyMiller.com> wrote:
> Hi Ken,
>> On 8/8/05 7:14 PM, "Timothy Miller" <gandalf at doctorTimothyMiller.com> wrote:
>>> 1--If I use the "find" command in the single-line message box, is
>>> there any way to get the foundchunk? How?
>> get the foundChunk
> Well, thanks, you did try to help, and sent a smiley too.
> I knew that. Typing "put the foundchunk" into the single-line message
> box would be nearly pointless, except maybe under unusual
Sorry, I misread what you were trying to do (I thought you were trying to do
this in a script). Actually you can probably get what you want by executing
multiple statements in the message box, separated by a semicolon like:
find "Hello" in field 1;put the foundChunk
and then you should see what the foundChunk returned.
>> Look in the Dictionary under "find" and all your questions will
>> be answered.
> That is not exactly helpful advice. I am not happy with the
> implication that I use this group as a substitute for the
> documentation. The following smiley didn't soften your remark
That wasn't the implication, Tim, and I'm sorry if you took it that way. It
was just that I found myself starting to type the documentation to the find
command in my email response, and thought it would be easier to just point
> Take a look at the subject line. If you don't like dumb noob
> questions, don't answer them.
Whoa! Tim, if you've been watching my posts, you'll see that I have
*absolutely no problem* answering noob questions; in fact, I try to help out
wherever I can for *anyone* who has questions related to Transcript or Rev.
> Have a nice day anyway. You probably didn't mean it quite the way it sounded.
I'm sorry you took my response as being flip or offensive in any way - it
wasn't my intention. I know the docs are sometime difficult to work with or
find things (believe me, I still have trouble finding stuff), so my
assumption was not that you hadn't checked the docs, but that you *had*
checked it and not found what you were looking for.
Regardless, I'll re-read my posts in the future and make sure I've really
responded to the actual question posted.
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