Search / replace

Phil Davis revdev at pdslabs.net
Sat Feb 20 23:48:45 CST 2010


Thanks Kee. This is simple and clear, and is a great way to do it for 
the exact reason you gave.

Phil Davis


On 2/20/10 4:04 PM, Kee Nethery wrote:
> This may not be the fastest but I think it is easy to grok a year later when you are revisiting the code
>
> repeat with x = 0 to 9
>    replace (x&  "[") with (x&  "_") in theField
> end repeat
>
>    
>> For all [ in the field I need to check to see if the character to it's
>> immediate left is a number.
>>
>> If it is a number then the [ is to be converted into an _.
>>
>> If it is not a number then the [ is to be removed (no substitution or
>> spaces).
>>
>> I need to be able to cycle through the entire field which each line may
>> contain several [.
>>
>> Any thoughts would be appreciated as I have tried using a combination of
>> find characters and foundchunk on the field without success.
>>
>> thanks,
>>
>>      
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