find next empty line in a table field

Robert Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Thu Oct 5 19:57:57 EDT 2006


Lemme jump in here and say I was searching for a way to use Regular  
Expressions to find White Space, and came to the conclusion that you  
can't. It would be nice to find a series of spaces of variable  
lengths but I am stumped as to how. It wouldn't solve the matter of  
mixed cr's, tabs lf's and spaces.

Bob Sneidar
IT Manager
Logos Management
Calvary Chapel CM

On Oct 5, 2006, at 2:42 PM, Jim Ault wrote:

> On 10/5/06 2:29 PM, "Mark Schonewille" <m.schonewille at economy-x- 
> talk.com>
> wrote:
>> Andrew,
>> put myWhateverData into line (the number of lines of line 1 to offset
>> (cr & cr,myData) of myData) of myData
>>
>> where myWhateverData is the text you want to add and myData is the
>> orignal data or a reference to your tabel field.
>>
> Good solution.
> The only catch I can think of, Mark, is if tabs are used in an  
> empty line of
> a table, or (in a weird case) some other char is used as a default  
> column
> delimiter.
>
> This would happen in the case of a list generator that does
> put val1 &tab& val2 &tab& val3 & cr after newList
> --and all the vals are emtpy.
>
> Jim Ault
> Las Vegas





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