tableField . . . refering to columns

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Thu Nov 3 15:11:56 EDT 2016


A regular table field is TAB delimited.  Also, refer to your "column" as
"item".

Try this:

on mouseUp
   set the itemDelimiter to "^"
   put line 1 of fld "fPRE" into PREE1
   set the itemDeliniter to TAB
   put item 1 of PREE1 into item 1 of line 1 of fld "fTF"
end mouseUp

~Roger


On Thu, Nov 3, 2016 at 2:54 PM, Richmond <richmondmathewson at gmail.com>
wrote:

> So: I have a "^" delimited textFile (.CSV) that I imported into a
> conventional textField ("fPRE")
> and then tried to do this:
>
> on mouseUp
>    set the itemDelimiter to "^"
>    put line 1 of fld "fPRE" into PREE1
>    put item 1 of PREE1 into column 1 of line 1 of fld "fTF"
> end mouseUp
>
> line 1 if fld "fPRE" contains this "2^45^9^1113"
>
> I wonder why this throws a "bluey":
>
> button "Button": compilation error at line 4 (Handler: bad command) near
> "1", char 30
>
> OR . . . to put things another way: How does one refer to columns in a
> tableField?
>
> Richmond.
>
>



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