How to escape wildcard chars - and find the offset of a '?' in a URL?

hakan at hakan at
Sun Mar 14 12:36:21 EDT 2021

Hmm, strange! For me it works without problems:

put "" into tURL
put offset("?", tURL)

Returns 24

On 14 Mar 2021, 17:29 +0100, BT via use-livecode <use-livecode at>, wrote:
> Hi folks,
> What’s the correct the syntax needed to escape a question mark so that its offset can be found in a URL string?
> I get zero returned by put offset(“?”, tURL) and put offset( "?\",tURL) and put offset( numToCodepoint(Ux003F),tURL) throws errors.
> The docs & forums cover escaping quotes but not wildcard characters.
> Thanks in advance for any steer.
> Best,
> Keith
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