TextLib.rev

Maarten Koopmans maarten.koopmans at gmail.com
Tue Aug 30 02:23:14 EDT 2011


Thanks!

On Tuesday, August 30, 2011, Yves COPPE <yvescoppe at skynet.be> wrote:
> Hello Peter
>
> Thank you very much for this very useful library
>
>
> Le 30 août 2011 à 00:19, Peter M. Brigham, MD a écrit :
>
>> I collected some of my utilities into a library that I want to make
available to anyone who could use such a thing. They are mostly text
processing routines, since my LC work mostly involves heavy text crunching
and parsing. Here is a list of handlers:
>>
>> commandKeyDown -- ctrl-cmd-v pastes plain text (matching formatting of
target field)
>> controlKeyDown -- in any field, ctrl-d inserts the date; ctrl-/ swaps
interchanged letters
>> mouseup -- lock and unlock fields with a mouseclick
>> doAge() -- returns the age given a birthdate and an optional "asOf" date
>> getLastLine() -- returns the line number of the last occurrence of a
string in a container
>> howMany() -- returns the number of occurrences of a string in a container
>> isAfter() -- true if the given date is after the reference date
>> isLower() -- true if a character is a lowercase letter, otherwise false
>> isUpper() -- true if a character is an uppercase letter, otherwise false
>> itemOffsets() -- returns all the itemoffsets of a string in a container
>> lastThing() -- returns the last item of a string, given an itemdelimeter
>> lineOffsets() -- returns all the lineoffsets of a string in a container
>> mergeLists() -- merge 2 lists without duplicates or empty lines/items
>> noDupes() -- remove duplicate lines/items from a list
>> offsets() -- returns all the offsets of a string in a container
>> popChoose() -- one-line popup choice command (requires a button,
included)
>> q() -- returns the submitted string, in quotes
>> returns() -- returns a string of n cr's
>> rRandom() -- a more random random number generator
>> spaces() -- returns a string of n spaces
>> sq() -- returns the submitted string, in single quotes
>> sws() -- strip white space from start & end of a string
>> tabs() -- returns a string of n tabs
>> toTitleCase() -- returns the string in title case ("The Mutiny on the
Bounty")
>> truncate() -- truncate a string to no more than n chars, followed by "…"
(ellipsis)
>> wordOffsets() -- returns all the wordoffsets of a string in a container
>> setprop writable -- a virtual field property to lock/unlock a field
>> getprop writable -- a virtual field property to lock/unlock a field
>>
>> Available at:
>> (mac) http://db.tt/qpGsGak
>> (win) http://db.tt/uBQlc24
>>
>> -- Peter
>>
>> Peter M. Brigham
>> pmbrig at gmail.com
>> http://home.comcast.net/~pmbrig
>>
>>
>>
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> Greetings.
>
> Yves COPPE
> yvescoppe at skynet.be
>
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