filter? replace? wildcard? reg exp? help please!

Nicolas Cueto niconiko at gmail.com
Wed May 10 19:17:55 EDT 2017


> Totally OT, but is this Dante, in Spanish??

Yes, and yes. From the verse translation of Ángel Crespo.

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Nicolas Cueto

On 10 May 2017 at 19:57, Graham Samuel via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Totally OT, but is this Dante, in Spanish??
>
> Just askin’. I am not good with languages, as you can probably tell.
>
> Graham
>
> > On 10 May 2017, at 06:33, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 5/9/17 11:16 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
> >> On 5/9/17 10:41 PM, Nicolas Cueto via use-livecode wrote:
> >>> Given this snippet...
> >>>
> >>> -------------------------------------------------------
> >>> CANTO XXXIV
> >>> CÍRCULO IX: TRAIDORES.
> >>> «Vexilla regis prodeunt[307] del Abismo
> >>> hacia nosotros[308], mas delante mira
> >>> 3—dijo el maestro— y los verás tú mismo.»
> >>> -------------------------------------------------------
> >>>
> >>> ... how do I use LC to remove the square-brackets and any string within
> >>> them, so that the snippet becomes...
> >>>
> >>> -------------------------------------------------------
> >>> CANTO XXXIV
> >>> CÍRCULO IX: TRAIDORES.
> >>> «Vexilla regis prodeunt del Abismo
> >>> hacia nosotros, mas delante mira
> >>> 3—dijo el maestro— y los verás tú mismo.»
> >>> -------------------------------------------------------
> >>
> >> This is about the only thing I know how to do with regext. :)
> >>
> >> on fix
> >>  put fld 1 into tText
> >>  put "\[.*\]" into tRegEx
> >>  put replacetext(tText,tRegEx,empty) into fld 2
> >> end fix
> >>
> >
> > You'd probably want it to be a function though:
> >
> > function removeBrackets pString
> >  return replacetext(pString,"\[.*\]",empty)
> > end removeBrackets
> >
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