filter without empty

Jim Ault JimAultWins at
Thu Feb 14 11:25:59 EST 2008

I know for sure that null does not work with the filter command.

I have posted code in the past for extracting data from sources that you do
not create and one of the steps I put in before any filter commands is

replace null with empty in dataBlock

Sorry it works that way.

Jim Ault
Las Vegas

On 2/14/08 4:45 AM, "Klaus Major" <klaus at> wrote:

> Hi there,
> just spend some hours debugging some otherwise clean code
> for a couple of hours just to discover that:
> ...
> put "one" & numtochar(0) & "two" into newstring
> filter newstring without empty
> put newstring
> ...
> gives: "one"!
> I just wanted to remove empty lines, so is this correct behaviour?
> Or should I bugzilla this one?
> No problems with numtochar(1).

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