J. Landman Gay
jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sun Jan 12 18:10:12 EST 2014
On 1/12/14, 4:35 PM, Paul Foraker wrote:
> Here is the raw Data as copied from Firefox in Gmail and pasted into BBEdit
> (which, curiously, discards the bullets in the list):
> Wait List
> On: Jan 9, 2014 @ 12:28 PM
> IP: 126.96.36.199
> First Name: That
> Last Name: Guy
> Address 1: 5427 Streetname
> Address 2:
> City: Newark
> State/Province: CA
> ZIP/Postal Code: 94560
> Country: US
> Phone Number: 408-555-1212
> Email Address: somebody at yahoo.com
> Counting the blank line, there are 14 lines in that data. When I copy it
> from Firefox to the Clipboard and then ask LC how many lines there are in
> the data, it comes back with 13 on my Mac. When I put it into a fld, the
> line count is 13.
> On my customer's PC, the line count = 14.
Paste it into BBEdit and show invisible characters to see what's there.
It sounds like Gmail is putting some odd character into the empty line,
one that doesn't register on a Mac as a line ending. If so, you can do a
replace before processing the text.
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