Easy way to get the "white space" before the first word of a line?
m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Tue Mar 25 16:14:30 CDT 2008
Assuming that the whitespace always starts on char 1 of the line, this
function whiteSpace theText
return char 1 to (offset(word 1 of theText,theText) - 1) of theText
function whiteChunk theText
return "char 1 to" && (offset(word 1 of theText,theText) - 1)
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On 25 mrt 2008, at 22:08, David Bovill wrote:
> I want to get hold of the "white space" - ie tabs or space - before
> first word of a line. I can do it of course with repeat loops - but
> is there
> a way using Revs built in chunks?
> Something like:
> put word 0 to 1 of " first second"
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