is find or offset with wildcards possible?

Tiemo Hollmann TB toolbook at
Wed Feb 10 04:10:35 EST 2016


I want to set links in a text by script. My idea was to mark all links with
a not used char at the start and end, like "~This is a link text#". After
setting the links I could remove the tags or replace them by a transparent

I have looked for a find or offset syntax with wildcards, to get easily the
offset of all links, like offset("~*#",myText,lastOffset), but I only found
the approach to loop thru the chars of the text and get with offset the
start and end tags, get the right pairs, what can be tricky, and set the

Did I oversee anything or isn't there a wildcard syntax for find or offset?





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