Records Delimited by Blank Line
stephenREVOLUTION at barncard.com
Thu Jan 27 02:10:18 EST 2005
Wouldn't the recordDelimiter be
return & return ???
>I'm processing a large text file where each record consists of
>several hundred lines of information and is separated from the next
>record by a single blank line. I'd normally use a handler like the
>one below, where the variable recordDelimiter catches the characters
>that mark the end of one record and the beginning of another, but
>with the delimiter being a blank line in this case, I'm not sure
>what string I should set recordDelimiter to. I suspect it's
>something obvious, and I'm just suffering from a mental block (story
>of my life).
>open file filePath for read
> read from file filePath until recordDelimiter
> put the result into resultOfRead -- Check for eof.
> -- Do stuff with the record here.
> if resultOfRead is "eof" then exit repeat
> end repeat
>Any suggestions would be most appreciated.
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