item delimiter defaults

Robert Brenstein rjb at
Thu Nov 21 17:02:55 EST 2013

On 21.11.2013 at 11:19 Uhr -0800 Peter Haworth apparently wrote:
>There's a property named columnDelimiter that defaults to tab but according
>to the dictionary, it's only used by the split command.  Maybe it's use
>could be extended to a new entity named "column"?
>put column 3 of tVar into ......
>If that were possible, it would be great if there was a global setting to
>change columnDelimiter to something other than tab

I second this suggestion. It adds a new feature, so backward 
compatibility is not an issue, and it extends language with something 
quite useful and a better approach that changing global default.


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