Finding in reverse

Jim Ault JimAultWins at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 5 13:25:02 EDT 2006


and then back to 2 lines for one more feature...
> set the itemdelimiter to "/"; put last item of myFilePath into myFilename
> set the itemdelimiter to "."; put last item of myFilename into myExtension

On 7/5/06 9:14 AM, "Klaus Major" <klaus at major-k.de> wrote:

> Hi Bill and Robert,
> 
>> Two lines:
>> 
>> set the itemdelimiter to "/"
>> put the last item of myFilePath
>> 
>> "Robert Sneidar" <bobs at twft.com> wrote in message
>> news:9A014ADB-DFE5-4745-B4FD-1C7362CC6A34 at twft.com...
>>> Is there a way to scan a text string from end to beginning for
>>> something
>>> without using a loop? I am trying to "be binary" (for those  of you
>>> conference goers) and I am trying to extract just a file's  name
>>> from the
>>> full path. It seems to be something of a difficult  thing to do in
>>> a one
>>> liner.
> 
> or a one-liner (whith a little bit of cheating!)
> 
> ...
> set the itemdelimiter to "/"; put last item of myFilePath
> ...





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