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-= JB =- sundown at pacifier.com
Sun Jun 7 18:34:26 CDT 2009


I think you have a point and will store it as a binary in a custom  
property.

thanks again

-=>JB<=-


On Jun 7, 2009, at 2:11 PM, Richmond Mathewson wrote:

> There are 2 schools of thought about this sort of problem:
>
> 1. The elegant code school.
>
> 2. The garden spade school.
>
> I belong to the second; as I am not unduly worried about the
> fact that a couple of extra lines of code may add a few micro-seconds
> to the time taken for it to execute. Hence the "Dunno".
>
> And, while on that topic, a type 1 person might ask why you are
> storing your strings in fields at all when they could reside in either
> a string variable or a custom property; either of which would allow
> code execution to take place much more rapidly.
>
> I am also somebody who likes to stir the pot a bit.  :)
>
> -= JB =- wrote:
>> Got it working, thanks
>> I was concerned if it would find the text if it had other characters
>> on each side instead of spaces and like you say it works.
>>
>> -=>JB=-
>>
>>
>> On Jun 7, 2009, at 1:46 PM, Richmond Mathewson wrote:
>>
>>> I don't think Runtime Revolution as such parses
>>> words the way human beings do, it will replace
>>> any string (or part thereof) with any other string.
>>>
>>> For the sake of argument try this:
>>>
>>> on mouseUp
>>>  put "id=d2b516" into oldWord
>>>  put "id=xyz59wk" into newWord
>>>  if fld id 1004 contains "id=d2b516" then
>>>    replace oldWord with newWord in fld id 1004
>>>  end if
>>> end mouseUp
>>>
>>>
>>> -= JB =- wrote:
>>>> Will this work if it needs to be characters and not words?
>>>> I will give it a try and get back with you.
>>>>
>>>> -=>JB<=-
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Jun 7, 2009, at 1:19 PM, Richmond Mathewson wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Dunno what all the fuss is about;
>>>>>
>>>>> this works:
>>>>>
>>>>> on mouseUp
>>>>>  put "id=d2b516" into oldWord
>>>>>  put "id=anything" into newWord
>>>>>  if fld id 1004 contains "id=d2b516" then
>>>>>    replace oldWord with newWord in fld "fSTUFF"
>>>>>    end if
>>>>> end mouseUp
>>>>>
>>>>> -= JB =- wrote:
>>>>>> Below is a piece of text from the field,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> /link.php?&gr=1&id=d2b516&url=/ftt/
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I will be replacing id=d2b516 with id=anything
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -=>JB<=-
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Jun 7, 2009, at 1:00 PM, Mark Schonewille wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> JB, can you post a piece of the text you are modifying?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> -- Best regards,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Mark Schonewille
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Economy-x-Talk Consulting and Software Engineering
>>>>>>> http://economy-x-talk.com
>>>>>>> Snapper Screen Recorder 2.0.1 http://snapper.economy-x-talk.com
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> If you sent me an e-mail before 15 May and haven't got a  
>>>>>>> reply yet, please send me a reminder.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 7 jun 2009, at 21:55, -= JB =- wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> In the code below the reason I delete chars is because I am  
>>>>>>>> actually replacing
>>>>>>>> the same line twice but the first time that line has id=  
>>>>>>>> before it with no .jpg while
>>>>>>>> the second time it has thumbs/ before it and a .jpg after.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Any ideas on how to accomplish this task?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> -=>JB<=-
>>>>>>>>
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