Sort of a problem

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Mon May 14 11:22:58 CDT 2012


Can I come live there? It may be the only Conservative county left pretty soon! 

Bob


On May 12, 2012, at 8:17 PM, Jim Hurley wrote:

> Thanks Peter. But I live in a very conservative county. None of yer fancy diagonals here. NW indeed!
> 
> Actually it is the County election database, and a search reveals only N, E, S, and W.
> 
> I think I finally get the phrase "by .... of each". Live Code does pretty much what I did, except I'm sure they don't use a bubble sort. 
> 
> Jim
> 
> 
> 
>> 
>> Message: 2
>> Date: Sat, 12 May 2012 12:22:38 -0400
>> From: "Peter M. Brigham, MD" <pmbrig at gmail.com>
>> To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
>> Subject: Re: Sort of a problem
>> Message-ID: <50A823D6-005E-47DE-9A05-4B7BA094E693 at gmail.com>
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>> 
>> If you have streets like "SW 34th St" you'll have a problem -- you should probably adjust your pickStreet function:
>> 
>> function pickStreet pName
>>  if word 1 of pName is among the words of "N S E W NE NW SE SW" then
>>     return word 2 to -1 of pName
>>  end if
>>  return pName
>> end pickStreet
>> 
>> -- Peter
>> 
>> Peter M. Brigham
>> pmbrig at gmail.com
>> http://home.comcast.net/~pmbrig
> 
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