put after

Randy Hengst iowahengst at mac.com
Mon Sep 11 17:58:14 EDT 2017


It doesn’t change your question, but you don’t need ‘into me’ at the end each line

put "four" into word 1 of me

put space & "help" after word 1 of me



> On Sep 11, 2017, at 4:50 PM, Sean Cole (Pi) via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> Put "two" after word 1 of "word"
> 
> result: "wordtwo"
> 
> put "two" after word 2 of "word"
> 
> result: "wordtwo"
> 
> 'after word' basically counts white space. eg, "word,word,word" is counted
> as one word". "word                   word" with several spaces counts as
> two words. "word         " still counts as one word. There is no word two
> here so it will always append after the same as if it was 'after word 53'!
> 
> But when you use put x *after* word y of z *into* z, with z being "word", x
> being "two" and y being 2, you are using after out of syntax because you
> wouldn't use **after** and **into** in the same 'put' line
> 
> Sean Cole
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> On 11 September 2017 at 22:11, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
>> Okay so if a field only has 1 word, and I state
>> 
>> put tWord after word 2 of me into me
>> 
>> Shouldn't that create a second word? It doesn't it simply appends tWord to
>> the end of word 1.
>> 
>> Bob S
>> 
>> 
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