rant: truewordOffset

Mark Wieder ahsoftware at sonic.net
Tue Apr 20 12:21:16 EDT 2021

On 4/20/21 9:12 AM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote:

> Works fine here too:
> set the wholeMatches to true
> put trueWordOffset("BT", "foo btn")
>    => 0
> set the wholeMatches to false
> put trueWordOffset("BT", "foo btn")
>    => 2
> Warmest Regards,
> Mark.
> P.S. Remember wholeMatches is a handler-local property not global - I 
> only mention that because it sounds like it isn't actually the value you 
> think when you are calling trueWordOffset.

Actually this was a side effect of another function.

The truewordOffset function is indeed doing what it should, and I'm 
quite relieved to find that this was just an error in my own code.

  Mark Wieder
  ahsoftware at gmail.com

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