is it possible to readfromfile line x to y

Tom Glod tom at
Sun Aug 11 00:30:50 EDT 2019

turns out when i try to parse the lines 1 by 1 (after just loading the
file) in 9.05 there is no crash and the process finishes...albeit slowly.
will report bug for 9.04.

thanks for all the suggestions, learned alot by asking you guys and
investigating workaround.

On Sat, Aug 10, 2019 at 3:06 PM hh via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> 1. Read for N lines reads sequentially, doesn't need an offset.
> 2. You could instead try to do that in one strike:
>    put url ("file:"&<filepath>) into str
>    filter str with "<td class='code'>*"
> typical line for further extracting:
> <td class='code'><a href='#1f600' name='1f600'>U+1F600</a></td>
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