Line offset of an item (and other similar functions).
J. Landman Gay
jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Tue Jan 25 17:13:20 EST 2005
On 1/25/05 6:32 AM, Alex Tweedly wrote:
> Nope, spoke too soon. That looks convincing, and worked on my initial
> testing - but doesn't actually work properly in all cases.
> The problem is that the CRs are included within items - so given data
> etc., item 1 is "a", item 2 is "abc", item 3 is "1
> b" (i.e. including the cr), item 4 is "def", etc.
> Clearly, that means itemOffset will never match what I think of as items
> that are first (or last) on each line.
Oh. Right. I forgot about wholematches when I sent the script. I
tinkered some more with this, but couldn't find anything better than
Geoff's suggestion. I guess you'll have to do some benchmarking, but his
method looks pretty good.
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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