How do I remove part of a path?

Michael Kann mikekann at
Mon Aug 1 11:38:20 EDT 2011

Now I get it. Good one-liner.

--- On Mon, 8/1/11, Jim Ault <jimaultwins at> wrote:

From: Jim Ault <jimaultwins at>
Subject: Re: How do I remove part of a path?
To: "How to use LiveCode" <use-livecode at>
Date: Monday, August 1, 2011, 10:28 AM

 "itemToParse" is a variable name I created that contains the string, such as


Sorry about the confusion.
Perhaps I should have used "tStringOfItemsToParse"

On Aug 1, 2011, at 8:09 AM, Michael Kann wrote:

> Jim,
> itemToParse must be a new gadget added after 4.0. I don't see it in my dictionary. How does it know when to go back to the old itemDelimiter? Or do you need a second line downstream?

Jim Ault
Las Vegas

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