matchText handler not found

Alex Tweedly alex at tweedly.net
Tue Oct 11 18:37:41 EDT 2005


Harvey Toyama wrote:

>Hi,
>
>After yesterday's good advice on regex, I wanted to try "matchText". My
>installation (2.5.1) doesn't find the  handler. Is there something
>special about the matchText function. In fact, I don't recall any of the
>documented functions being found.
>  
>
matchText is not a handler, it's a function.
If you use it in a context where a handler would be used, you'll get the 
rather confusing message
"handler not found".

It should be used like:

  put matchText(someData, someExpr) into myVar

not simply as

   matchText(someData, someExpr)




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