Accessing the last item in a line

Bob Sneidar bobs at
Mon Aug 22 12:46:08 EDT 2011

I think it's the equivalent behavior of the last line. If the last char is a cr, then the last line would be the last line with something in it. Makes sense if you think about it. 


On Aug 21, 2011, at 2:50 PM, Pete wrote:

> It seems that if the last item in a string is empty, then trying to access
> it by using "item -1" returns the penultimate item, not the last one.  For
> example, given the string "a,b,"  item -1 of that string comes back as "b".
> This is on LC 4.6.2, OS X 10.6.8.  Is this expected behavior?
> Pete
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