Scott Rossi scott at
Tue May 7 14:21:08 EDT 2013


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, UX Design

On May 7, 2013, at 11:09 AM, Peter Haworth <pete at> wrote:

> Struggling a little with the correct use of the clickline.
> It returns something like "line 3 of field 1" so I would have expected that
> something like "put the clickline into tLine" would get me the contents of
> line 3 of field 1, but it gets me "line 3 of field 1".
> Is there a way to use the full contents of the clickline?  Right now, I'm
> doing "put line (word 2 of the clickline) of field (word 4 of the
> clickline) into tLine", but that seems unnecessarily longwinded. I guess I
> could use "do" and piece together a command but that doesn't seem like a
> good solution either.
> Got a related issue with the clickCharChunk.  It gets me the overall
> character number within a field; what I need is the character position
> within the line of the field.  I know there are some indexxxx functions
> from 5.5 onward but how did people figure this out prior to 5.5?
> Pete
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