Function to break apart a Long Name?
kray at sonsothunder.com
Mon Oct 17 15:34:59 CDT 2005
On 10/17/05 10:00 AM, "David Burgun" <dburgun at dsl.pipex.com> wrote:
> Does anyone know of a function that will extract name of the Control,
> Group, Card and Stack from a long name string?
> e.g. I have a string of the form:
> control "A" of group "B" of card "C" of stack "D"
> And I would like to have:
> local myControlName = A
> local myGroupName = B
> local myCardName = C
> local myStackName = D
here you go: (1 line, watch for line wraps)
-- tControl is the long name of the control as you've shown above
-- adjust to suit
get matchText(tControl,"control \"(.*?)\" of group \"(.*?)\" of card
\"(.*?)\" of stack
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