is among the words AND find words

Phil Davis revdev at pdslabs.net
Wed Dec 21 04:17:33 EST 2011


No worries Pete!
Phil


On 12/21/11 12:09 AM, Pete wrote:
> Whoops, sorry Phil, replied before I saw your post.
>
> On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 9:41 PM, Phil Davis<revdev at pdslabs.net>  wrote:
>
>> Hi Jim,
>>
>> Try "token" instead of "word" as the chunk you're looking for. It will
>> work.
>>
>>
>> On 12/20/11 4:42 PM, Jim Hurley wrote:
>>
>>> If the sentence:
>>>
>>>    "Now is the time, for all good men."
>>>
>>> is within the field "myField" , then
>>>
>>>     find word "time" in field "myField"
>>>
>>> is successful. The word "time" is found despite the fact that it is not
>>> delimited with spaces on either side.
>>>
>>> But
>>>
>>>     "time" is among the words of "Now is the time, for all good men."
>>>
>>> returns false, since "is among the words" reads the comma after "time".
>>>   It requires the spaces on either side of "time" as delimiters.
>>>
>> But
>>         "time" is among the tokens of "Now is the time, for all good men."
>>
>> returns true. Unfortunately you will have to write your own tokenOffset()
>> function.  :-)
>>
>> Phil Davis
>>
>>
>>
>>> Has this come up before and has it been suggest that this be an
>>> enhancement?
>>>
>>> That is to say, it would be helpful if "is among the words" and "find
>>> word(s)" behave the same with respect to the space delimiter.
>>>
>>> Or am I missing something?
>>>
>>> Jim Hurley
>>> ______________________________**_________________
>>> use-livecode mailing list
>>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com
>>> Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your
>>> subscription preferences:
>>> http://lists.runrev.com/**mailman/listinfo/use-livecode<http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode>
>>>
>>>
>> --
>> Phil Davis
>>
>> PDS Labs
>> Professional Software Development
>> http://pdslabs.net
>>
>>
>>
>> ______________________________**_________________
>> use-livecode mailing list
>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com
>> Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your
>> subscription preferences:
>> http://lists.runrev.com/**mailman/listinfo/use-livecode<http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode>
>>
>>
>

-- 
Phil Davis

PDS Labs
Professional Software Development
http://pdslabs.net





More information about the Use-livecode mailing list