duplicates of parts of a line in list

Jim sims sims at ezpzapps.com
Sun Aug 3 14:15:13 CEST 2014


Very nice  :-)
Thank you!

sims

Can you explain what the  the "f" in the following line means/signifies?

   put cr & l & "_" & f[char 1 to 2 of l &comma& char 7 to 8 of l] after s




On Sun, Aug 3, 2014 at 1:03 PM, hh <hh at livecode.org> wrote:

> Do you mean char 7 to 8?
> And list 2 is not the result of this counting for list 1? Should be
>
> 08:00_d3_180_Monica_pink_1
> 10:45_d2_90_Mary_orange_6
> 10:00_d2_90_Mary_orange_6
> 10:15_d2_90_Mary_orange_6
> 10:30_d2_90_Mary_orange_6
> 10:00_d2_90_Mary_orange_6
> 10:00_d2_90_Mary_orange_6
> 12:30_d5_45_Mary_blue_3
> 12:45_d5_45_Mary_blue_3
> 12:60_d5_45_Mary_blue_3
>
> If I got this right then try this:
>
> function myCounter myList
>  repeat for each line l in myList
>    if l is empty then next repeat
>    add 1 to f[char 1 to 2 of l &comma& char 7 to 8 of l]
>  end repeat
>  repeat for each line l in myList
>    if l is empty then next repeat
>    put cr & l & "_" & f[char 1 to 2 of l &comma& char 7 to 8 of l] after s
>  end repeat
>  delete char 1 of s -- is return
>  return s
> end myCounter
>
>
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