Deleting lines in a field...

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Fri Oct 17 10:48:04 EDT 2003

FMoyer at wrote:

> I am confused by everyone's responses. I am experiencing the same thing as
> John. But that is the way it has always been -- in Hypercard, in Metacard and
> in 
> all versions I've used of Revolution. If you have 10 lines in fld "test" and
> type 
> delete line 3 of fld "test"
> you still have 10 lines; the only difference is that line 3 is blank.

That's not how it works in HyperCard, Rev, or any of the xTalks as far as I
can recall.  After being mystified by this thread I double-checked both Rev
and HyperCard.

To get the blank line you'd use:

  put empty into line 3 of fld "test"

 Richard Gaskin 
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