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Alex Tweedly alex at
Wed Mar 8 21:49:00 EST 2006

Devin Asay wrote:

> Liam,
> If I understand correctly, your files contain lists like the one in  
> your message, which repeat over and over in a single file. So one  
> file might have many "records".
> This is how I'd approach it:
> <snip>
>   repeat for each line tLine in tCurrRecord
>     put item 2 of tLine into fld (item 1 of tLine)
>   end repeat

You could make that

     put item 2 to -1 of tLine into fld (item 1 of tLine)

just in case there might be a ":" within the rest of the line.

Alex Tweedly

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