How to add a new item into the end of an existing line?

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Tue Mar 17 11:02:53 EDT 2015


Hope a flaky ssd hasn't munged your stack.  That would be awful!

On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 3:15 AM, Keith Clarke <keith.clarke at me.com> wrote:

> Folks,
> Thanks to Mike, Michael, Jerry & Peter for all the useful feedback.
>
> I’m keen to try some of these ideas but unfortunately my project file has
> now become unstable in ‘run’ mode when I try to access the card containing
> the key scripted bits! :-(
>
> (And of course, this issue has also identified problems with my Time
> Machine backup setup, as I can’t enter Time Machine due inconsistencies
> with my MacBook Air’s SSD.)
>
> I’ve emailed the project to support at livecode.com and I’m hoping they can
> identify what has gone awry and recover the project.
>
> Ho hum - such is life.
> Best,
> Keith..
>
> > On 16 Mar 2015, at 22:53, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > you can even: put "whatever" into item (the number of items in c + 1) of
> c
> > (and you can of course specify a line too) that way it'll pop the comma
> in
> > there for you too. But like everyone else I actually find it easier to
> just
> > insert the comma and data.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 3:31 PM, Michael Doub <mikedoub at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >>   put "1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9" & cr & "11,22,33,44,55,66,77,88,99" & cr after
> >> tData
> >>   set itemdel to comma
> >>   put the itemdel & 10 after item -1 of line 1 of tData
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On 3/16/15 1:45 PM, Keith Clarke wrote:
> >>
> >>> Folks,
> >>> Please can anyone clarify the syntax needed to add a new item A to the
> >>> end of an existing line B of an existing variable C?
> >>>
> >>> I can add to the end of the variable OK, as in
> >>>
> >>> put foo after C
> >>>
> >>> but if I try to put foo after B, after line B or after item -1 of line
> B,
> >>> after Z (defined as item -1 of B) etc., and I get either no result or
> >>> compilation errors.
> >>>
> >>> I’m clearly missing the magic words.
> >>>
> >>> Thanks in advance
> >>> Keith..
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
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