Extra cr after every line?

Sarah Reichelt sarahr at genesearch.com.au
Thu Jan 20 19:16:59 EST 2005


 From the docs under "return":

> The line feed character is the standard end-of-line delimiter on Unix 
> systems. The end-of-line delimiter for Mac OS systems is a carriage 
> return, and the end-of-line delimiter for Windows systems is a 
> carriage return followed by a line feed. Internally, Revolution always 
> uses a line feed to end lines.

I would guess that your Windows machine is ending each line with CRLF 
which translates to 2 linefeeds on Solaris.
Try:
put fld "test" into theData
replace numToChar(13) with empty in theData

Then send it and see what happens.

Cheers,
Sarah


On 21 Jan 2005, at 8:04 am, Glen Bojsza wrote:

> I have had some success in writing lines to a file from a Windows XP
> machine to a Solaris machine.
>
> Unfortunately, there is an additional blank line after every line I 
> write.
>
> The data in the field "test" on the Windows machine is:
>
> hostname
> address
> user
>
> once written to a file on the Solaris machine via serial connection it
> appears as:
>
> hostname
>
> address
>
> user
>
> Is there a method to not have the additional returns? I
>
> on mouseUp
> put the fld "test" into theData
> write theData to file theSerialPort
> end mouseUp
>
> thanks
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