Finding in reverse

Klaus Major klaus at
Wed Jul 5 13:55:55 EDT 2006

Hi Ken,

> On 7/5/06 10:55 AM, "Robert Sneidar" <bobs at> wrote:
>> 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.
> How about this for a one-liner (that doesn't cheat <grin>):
>   put line -1 of replaceText(myFilePath,"/",CR)
> :-)


I KNEW you would pull some magic "regex"-stuff out of your sleeve :-)

> Ken Ray
> Sons of Thunder Software
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> Email: kray at


Klaus Major
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