How to get the line break char?

Jerry Jensen jerry at jhjensen.com
Wed Apr 18 16:36:01 EDT 2018


Tiemo,
Is the task to compare two CSV files regardless of their line endings? If you don’t care what the line endings are, as Brian points out, using “file:” to read them will convert all line endings to just LF. Then there is no problem comparing, right?
.Jerry

> On Apr 18, 2018, at 6:52 AM, Brian Milby via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> One other consideration is how you are opening the file. Using “file” will
> end up converting to just LF. You will need to use “binfile” to examine the
> line endings native in the file.
> On Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 8:11 AM dunbarx via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
>> Tiemo.
>> 
>> I guess I do not understand.
>> 
>> put charToNum(the number of chars of line (lineOfInterest + 1) of yourText)
>> into tChar
>> 
>> Then tChar can be compared to the "tChar" of any other line.
>> 
>> Craig




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