1 5 10 25 50
m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Fri Aug 17 18:44:47 CDT 2007
put word 1 to -1 of replaceText(space & lTheCoins & space,space & "1"
& space,empty) into lTheCoins
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Op 18-aug-2007, om 1:17 heeft Paul Gabel het volgende geschreven:
> To those of you who so imaginatively tried to solve this problem as
> some sort of mathematical progression, here is the email that Mark
> Swindell sent to me. As I mentioned, I accidentally replied to the
> list instead of Mark personally.
> Hi Paul,
> Maybe you can help me with this ... I know it should be very
> simple, but:
> In a variable lTheCoins I have the words "1 5 10 25 50." If I "get
> word 1 of this variable," it = 1. If I give the command ...
> <replace it with empty in lTheCoins>
> word 1 is replaced with empty, but so is character 1 of word 3 (10
> becomes 0 ... the remaining words in lTheCoins are now 5 0 25 50,
> but there is no zero coin). I only want to replace the whole word
> 'it,' not each instance of it [not every "1"]. What's the way to
> get the proper behavior?
> Mark said he's since solved it, but I haven't seen his solution
> yet. Here's mine:
> ... but I'd love to see any improvements.
> Paul Gabel
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