regex/HTMLText question

Jim Ault jimaultwins at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 15 16:44:02 EST 2009


Caution: wordoffset, replace, regEx
You need to decide what constitutes a word.
In Rev,
ending ending. ending, ending?  ending!   ending)   ending]    
ending"   ending's   ending=  (ending)
are all words, so the last word in a phrase or sentence cannot be  
matched by wordoffset without a bit of rule checking for punctuation.

The same will apply to regEx since white space/punctuation rules can  
vary.


On Dec 15, 2009, at 12:56 PM, dunbarx at aol.com wrote:

> Right, thanks to all.
>
> Chris', your original regex question could better be addressed by:
>
> on mouseup
>    get fld "yourField"
>    replace yourtext with "<box>" & yourtext & "</box>" in it
>    set the htmltext of fld "yourField" to it
> end mouseup
>
> This would be fast, and easily extendable, since we are just crunching
> data.
>
> Not that there isn't a good regex solution as well...



Jim Ault
Las Vegas






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