extremely weird and frustrating... - Domain does not exist

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Wed Apr 2 17:09:44 CEST 2014


I think if you set the numberFormat to “00” and itemDelimiter to “:” you can add 0 to each item. 

Bob


On Apr 2, 2014, at 01:15 , John Dixon <dixonja at hotmail.co.uk> wrote:

> Another way to do this would be to put a 0 in front of the 'hours & minutes' before you sort them...
> Alex, it trying to help you... no need to be cheeky !... 
> 
> on mouseUp
>   set itemdel to ":"
>   repeat with count = 1 to the number of lines of fld 1
>      if the number of chars of item 1 of line count of fld 1 = 1 then
>         put 0 & line count of fld 1 into line count of fld 1
>      end if
>   end repeat
>   sort lines of fld 1
> end mouseUp
> 
> would give :
> 
> 01:22
> 02:08
> 07:47
> 09:14
> 11:35
> 12:16
> 15:56
> 16:33
> 25:34
> 34:55
> 
>> From: larry at significantplanet.org
> 
>> Sorry Alex, I do not understand.
>> 
>> 16:33 is sixteen minutes and 33 seconds.
>> So why is 25:34 not twenty-five minutes and 34 seconds?
>> Last time I checked, there are 60 minutes in an hour.
> 
>>> 25:34 and 34:55 are not valid dateTimes, so where those lines get sorted 
>>> to is not well undefined; it looks as though LC simply decides to give 
>>> them a '0:00'.
>>> 
>>> Apart from those two lines, it looks (to me) like the result is correct. 
>>> Isn't it ?
>>> 
>>> -- Alex.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 02/04/2014 08:41, larry at significantplanet.org wrote:
>>>> Here is my script line:
>>>> sort field myTimes descending dateTime
> 
>>>> 16:33
>>>> 15:56
>>>> 12:16
>>>> 11:35
>>>> 9:14
>>>> 7:47
>>>> 2:08
>>>> 1:22
>>>> 25:34
>>>> 34:55
>>>> 
> 
>>>> Here is my other script line:
> 
>>>> 25:34
>>>> 34:55
>>>> 1:22
>>>> 2:08
>>>> 7:47
>>>> 9:14
>>>> 11:35
>>>> 12:16
>>>> 15:56
>>>> 16:33
>>>> 
>>>> Seriously?
> 
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