Regex (matchChunk) help...

Glen Bojsza gbojsza at gmail.com
Fri Jun 15 14:32:11 EDT 2018


Hi Mike,

Yes this works....never used or knew about trueword.

thanks!

Glen

On Fri, Jun 15, 2018 at 1:21 PM, Mike Bonner via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Try this..
>
> on mouseup
>    local tCharOffset
>    --set the text of field 1 to the text of field 1
>    put the text of field 1 into tText
>    put "beginning" into tstartword -- string begin
>    put "ending" into tEndword -- string end
>    put 1 into tCounter -- tracks current word
>    repeat for each trueword tWord in tText
>       switch tWord
>          case tStartword
>             put tCounter into tPair
>             break
>          case tEndword
>             if tPair is not empty then
>                put tPair & comma & tCounter & cr after tPairs
>             end if
>             break
>       end switch
>       add 1 to tcounter
>    end repeat
>    delete the last char of tPairs
>    repeat for each line tLine in tPairs
>       set the textcolor of trueword (item 1 of tLine) to (item 2 of tLine)
> of field 1 to "blue"
>    end repeat
> end mouseup
>
> On Fri, Jun 15, 2018 at 11:03 AM Glen Bojsza via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
> > Mike, I believe that you are correct in understanding what I am trying to
> > extract.
> >
> > I will need a bit more time to work through your solution.
> >
> > regards,
> >
> > Glen
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