Most streamlined method to get data

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Fri Jul 30 12:51:01 EDT 2021


Trueword reads text as we do, ignoring most punctuation. LC's word 
definition does not do that except for instances of white space and words 
within quotes. Since there are no spaces in the last line of the example, 
the whole line is a word.

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Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
On July 30, 2021 8:49:45 AM Mark Smith via use-livecode 
<use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> That was brilliant. Relatedly, why does “ the last word” not return 
> $8,303.32 since it is delimited by quotes (and the dictionary says, "A word 
> is delimited <> by one or more spaces, tabs, or returns, or enclosed by 
> double quotes <>." <>, and is there a list of “unicode word breaks” lying 
> around somewhere





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