URL File extra spaces

Peter Haworth pete at lcsql.com
Sat Mar 9 11:19:37 CST 2013


Hi Tom,
I think the filter command works on complete lines, not characters.  Maybe
try "replace space with empty in ...." instead.

Not sure why the spaces appeared in the first place but, as someone else
suggested, perhaps using binfile instead of file might fix it.

Pete
lcSQL Software <http://www.lcsql.com>


On Sat, Mar 9, 2013 at 7:32 AM, Thomas McGrath III <mcgrath3 at mac.com> wrote:

> I don't know what the heck is going on here. I can't even filter the
> resulting field without spaces.
>
> filter field "Input" without spaces
>
> yet the field still has the spaces
>
> I then in a button tried with one of the spaces selected and get 32 so I
> know it's a space:
>
> answer charToNum(the selectedText of field "Input")
>
> Then why does the filter not work????
>
>
> aaargh
>
> Tom
>
> -- Tom McGrath III
> http://lazyriver.on-rev.com
> mcgrath3 at mac.com
>
> On Mar 9, 2013, at 9:45 AM, Thomas McGrath III <mcgrath3 at mac.com> wrote:
>
> > I am getting back an extra space between each character when getting the
> contents of a file. Any ideas how this is happening? Why? How to fix it?
> >
> >
> > The text in the file is:
> > 09-03-2013 09:01:16 F3 F3 F3
> >
> > and the text I am getting back with extra spaces:
> > 0 9 - 0 3 - 2 0 1 3   0 9 : 0 1 : 1 6   F 3   F 3   F 3
> >
> > Here is the code:
> >
> > function TAGetEvent
> >          put URL  ("file:" & (specialFolderPath("Support") & slash &
> "KeyTrapper" & slash & "Events.txt")) into tFile
> >          return  tFile
> > end TAGetEvent
> >
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Tom
> >
> > -- Tom McGrath III
> > http://lazyriver.on-rev.com
> > mcgrath3 at mac.com
> >
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