J. Landman Gay
jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sat Dec 6 17:31:04 CST 2008
> Back in the day, HC listMembers had enormous patience with certain
> people. They were indulgent. Time will tell.
We're so indulgent you'll beg us to stop.
> I have a variable "foo" (remember foo?) containing:
> and a script that has:
> filter foo with "a*b" answer foo
> I get empty in foo, when what I am looking for is a substitute for
> Rinaldi's "fullFind"
> Changing the wildcard characters changes nothing. OK, what am I
> doing wrong?
If I filter with your example, I get "aabb" like Richard does. If you
also want to retrive "abc" then you need to add another asterisk to
account for the remaining characters in the string:
filter foo with "a*b*"
That catches both instances.
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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