Should the scope of WholeMatches be expanded?

Paul Dupuis paul at researchware.com
Thu Aug 8 18:47:28 EDT 2019


On 8/8/2019 5:18 PM, Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode wrote:
> On Aug 5, 2019, at 7:43 AM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>> I'd like to see wholeMatches apply to:
>
>
> Gee, that would do just what I need in searches . . . and the check is already there, and applies in the IDE search/replace feature . . .
>
> hmmm . . .
>
> set the whole matches to true
> repeat while wordOffset(searchText, theSearchStrng) > 0
>        put replacmentText into word wordOffset(searchText, theSearchStrng) of theSearchString
> end repeat
>
>

Except in the replacement searching I'd like to do, I am searching and 
replacing phrases bounded by white space (tab, space, non-breaking 
space, line break, etc.) so wordOffset will not work for me.




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