Problems with Filter?

Rick Harrison harrison at
Sat Mar 12 15:06:11 EST 2022

Hi Mark,

matchText works fine.

That doesn’t explain why “filter” doesn’t work though.



> On Mar 12, 2022, at 2:05 PM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode <use-livecode at> wrote:
> Try matchtext rather than filter:
> local tTextt, tFound?
> put matchtext(tLargeTextString, ".*THIS(.*)FIND.*", tText) into tFound?

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