filter? replace? wildcard? reg exp? help please!

Graham Samuel livfoss at mac.com
Wed May 10 06:57:46 EDT 2017


Totally OT, but is this Dante, in Spanish??

Just askin’. I am not good with languages, as you can probably tell.

Graham

> On 10 May 2017, at 06:33, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> On 5/9/17 11:16 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
>> On 5/9/17 10:41 PM, Nicolas Cueto via use-livecode wrote:
>>> Given this snippet...
>>> 
>>> -------------------------------------------------------
>>> CANTO XXXIV
>>> CÍRCULO IX: TRAIDORES.
>>> «Vexilla regis prodeunt[307] del Abismo
>>> hacia nosotros[308], mas delante mira
>>> 3—dijo el maestro— y los verás tú mismo.»
>>> -------------------------------------------------------
>>> 
>>> ... how do I use LC to remove the square-brackets and any string within
>>> them, so that the snippet becomes...
>>> 
>>> -------------------------------------------------------
>>> CANTO XXXIV
>>> CÍRCULO IX: TRAIDORES.
>>> «Vexilla regis prodeunt del Abismo
>>> hacia nosotros, mas delante mira
>>> 3—dijo el maestro— y los verás tú mismo.»
>>> -------------------------------------------------------
>> 
>> This is about the only thing I know how to do with regext. :)
>> 
>> on fix
>>  put fld 1 into tText
>>  put "\[.*\]" into tRegEx
>>  put replacetext(tText,tRegEx,empty) into fld 2
>> end fix
>> 
> 
> You'd probably want it to be a function though:
> 
> function removeBrackets pString
>  return replacetext(pString,"\[.*\]",empty)
> end removeBrackets
> 
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