Replacetext of any characters between parentheses with a space
David V Glasgow
dvglasgow at gmail.com
Wed Jun 9 13:03:25 EDT 2021
LC coders, please tell me why this won’t work! My guess is that this is a regex issue, not LC, but I am so stuck.
I want to replace all text within in parentheses (including the parentheses) with a single space. I have tried assembling the matchExpression in advance and in line, and also escaping the parentheses just in case they are reserved in regex. Or do I need to enclose the matchExpression in something other than or in addition to, quotes?
put field "import" into timport
replacetext (timport, "(.*)", " ")
put timport into field "import"
I get the less than inspiring:
execution error at line 3 (Handler: can't find handler) near "replacetext", char 1
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