lineoffset doesn't find empty lines

stephen barncard stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Sun Aug 16 17:05:32 EDT 2009


find all double CRs? if CR is your line delimiter. An empty line would
always have a second line delimiter like itself immediately afterward.

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Stephen Barncard
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2009/8/16 Brian Yennie <briany at qldlearning.com>

> I would think that technically, it should work with wholeMatches = true.
> Otherwise, with wholeMatches = false, it should return nothing.
>
> I based this on consistency with the "normal" string logic that:
>
> empty = empty (TRUE)
> empty contains empty (FALSE)
>
> With that said, it sounds like lineOffset isn't equipped to deal with this.
> Maybe you could use something like:
>
> offset( (the lineDelimiter)&(thelineDelimiter) ) ?
>
>
>  Hi
>>
>> I was trying to find an empty line in some text, and thought that
>> lineoffset would be perfect for that. however, it seems to not work with the
>> search-string being "".
>>
>> I also thought this used to work (though i'm not totally sure, and haven't
>> checked).
>>
>> So.. bug or not?
>>
>> thanks
>> björnke
>>
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