How to test if a field does not contain anything else than returns or tab ?
Andre.Bisseret at inria.fr
Tue Feb 3 11:01:38 EST 2009
Le 3 févr. 09 à 15:24, Mark Schonewille a écrit :
> Hi André,
> if number of words of fld "This Field" is 0 and (fld "This Field"
> contains cr or fld "This Field" contains tab) then...
> Best regards,
> Mark Schonewille
Same answer as I made to Klaus : I feel ridiculous (so twice).
I seems really brain tired to day ;-)
Anyway, thanks a lot for this idea
Best regards from Grenoble
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> On 3 feb 2009, at 15:18, Andre.Bisseret wrote:
>> I need to test if a given list field in a stack contains some
>> values or if it is empty.
>> Well, by "empty" I mean that the field contains not any word or
>> number. But it happens that it may include carriage returns and/or
>> In such cases :
>> field "thisField" is empty
>> return false.
>> If there were only carriage returns, I could test if each line of
>> the field is empty;
>> indeed :
>> line x of fld "thisField" is empty
>> returns true if the only character in the line is cr
>> but returns false if there is at least one tab in the line.
>> I just tried :
>> if last char of fld "thisField" is empty ;-))
>> that seems working well ! but a bit strange and might be not
>> reliable ?
>> Is there a better trick ?
>> Thanks for any idea
>> Best regards from Grenoble
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