Syntax for incrementing a numeric 'word'

Keith Clarke keith.clarke at
Wed Jun 27 04:24:26 EDT 2012

Hi folks,
I'm working on a simple script to identify and count the unique words dumped into a 'Source' field to create a 'Results' list field with the word and counter.

However, this script is throwing errors at the line when I attempt to increment the second word by adding 1 to it. What's wrong with the syntax for incrementing the counter chunk? 

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   put empty into field "Results"
   repeat for each word tWord in field "Source"
      if field "Results" is empty then put tWord & tab & 1 after field "Results"
      if tWord is among the words of field "Results" then
         repeat for each line tLine in field "Results"
            if word 1 of tLine <> tWord 
            then exit repeat
            else add 1 to word 2 of line tLine in field "Results"
            end repeat
         else put tWord & cr after field "Results"
      end repeat
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