Script problem

Thierry Douez th.douez at gmail.com
Thu Oct 25 05:55:41 EDT 2012


2012/10/25 Ben Rubinstein <benr_mc at cogapp.com>:
> On 25/10/2012 04:08, Charles Szasz wrote:
>>
>> I also again went through each of the more than 800 checkboxes in my
>> project and did not find any missing strings. So, I don't know what is
>> accounting for the five blank lines in my field "recommendations".
>> ...
>> If you have more ideas or suggestions, please share them with me.

Hi,

my script was a start to search the culprits...

What could happen is to have invisible chars, tab, cr or white spaces.
So, I would check for all these chars...

HTH

Thierry

>
> Perhaps some of the strings contain leading or trailing returns - so you're
> not collecting empty values, but when you put them all in a list you end up
> with some blank lines.
>
> So yet another variation might collect this information
>
>> repeat with y = 1 to the number of cards of stack "MyStack"
>>     if the mark of card y of stack "MyStack"= true then
>>      put the number of buttons of card y of stack "MyStack"into nbr
>>      repeat with n = 1 to nbr
>>       if the style of button n of card y of stack "MyStack" is "checkbox"\
>>           and the hilite of button n of card y of stack "MyStack"   then
>>
>              put the uMyLabel of button n of card y of stack "MyStack" into
> tName
>              if tName contains cr then
>                put y && n & cr after theList
>              end if
>    -- temporarily suppress normal data collection
>    --      put the uMyLabel of button n of card y of stack "MyStack" iinto
> tName
>    --     put tName & cr after theList
>>       end if
>>      end repeat
>>   end if
>> end repeat
>
> ... or if you just want to suppress it from  your output, and don't care
> where it is, replace
>
>    put tName & cr after theList
>
> with
>    put line 1 of tName & cr after theList
>
> HTH
>
> Ben
>
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