is among the words AND find words

Pete pete at mollysrevenge.com
Wed Dec 21 03:09:46 EST 2011


Whoops, sorry Phil, replied before I saw your post.

On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 9:41 PM, Phil Davis <revdev at pdslabs.net> wrote:

> Hi Jim,
>
> Try "token" instead of "word" as the chunk you're looking for. It will
> work.
>
>
> On 12/20/11 4:42 PM, Jim Hurley wrote:
>
>> If the sentence:
>>
>>   "Now is the time, for all good men."
>>
>> is within the field "myField" , then
>>
>>    find word "time" in field "myField"
>>
>> is successful. The word "time" is found despite the fact that it is not
>> delimited with spaces on either side.
>>
>> But
>>
>>    "time" is among the words of "Now is the time, for all good men."
>>
>> returns false, since "is among the words" reads the comma after "time".
>>  It requires the spaces on either side of "time" as delimiters.
>>
>
> But
>        "time" is among the tokens of "Now is the time, for all good men."
>
> returns true. Unfortunately you will have to write your own tokenOffset()
> function.  :-)
>
> Phil Davis
>
>
>
>> Has this come up before and has it been suggest that this be an
>> enhancement?
>>
>> That is to say, it would be helpful if "is among the words" and "find
>> word(s)" behave the same with respect to the space delimiter.
>>
>> Or am I missing something?
>>
>> Jim Hurley
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