Missing split option?

Paul Dupuis paul at researchware.com
Wed May 18 18:01:27 CEST 2016


On 5/18/2016 10:36 AM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> This morning it seemed natural enough to me to take this data:
>
> ID    Name      Email
> 101   Richard   rg at somedomain.com
>
> ...and turn that into an array where the first line determines the key
> names and the second line consists of the values using this:
>
>   split tData by column with cr and tab
>
> I found that when splitting by column the "with" clause throws an error.
>
> Such cases are for data so small that I don't mind writing a loop to
> create the array.  But it seems common enough that I would imagine
> others have tried this and met with similar disappointment that it's
> not already built in.
>
> Or is it?  Is there some other syntax I might try to do that?
>

For everyone who might like this capability, add your endorsements to a
long pending enhancement request at
http://quality.livecode.com/show_bug.cgi?id=9950



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