Re: stringContainsChars

  • From: "Littlefield, Tyler" <tyler@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 08:52:40 -0600

Hello jacky,
why not search on a range of ascii numbers?
Thanks,
Tyler Littlefield.
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----- Original Message ----- From: "Jackie McBride" <abletec@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, October 18, 2007 8:30 AM
Subject: Re: stringContainsChars


See, Martin, I have this *major* problem--I'm too bleepin *lazy* to do
all that typing!  I do as little scripting/programming as possible due
to that l word also.  But sometimes u just gotta, I guess.

On 10/17/07, Martin Slack <m.g.slack@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Your guess is as good as mine Jackie, but don't forget that you could
probably define some string constants like

Const
alpha = "abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz"

and use that as the appropriate parameter.

  Caveat Emptor,

Martin


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jackie McBride" <abletec@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, October 18, 2007 1:43 AM
Subject: Re: stringContainsChars


> Thanks, Martin--I actualy figured it out--they sure don't make it easy
> by letting u search on such things as a-z, etc.  I was hoping things
> could be a bit easier, but,
> no!!!!  Why should *that* happen?  &, I agree w/Brian when he said in
> a later post that FS's docs leave a great deal to be desired.
>
> On 10/17/07, Martin Slack <m.g.slack@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi Jackie,
>>
>>   Both parameters are simple strings.  Parameter one is the string to
>> search, and parameter two is a string containing all the characters >> that
>> you
>> want to search for.  If any one of those characters is in the other
>> string,
>> then success is returned.
>>
>>   hth
>>
>> Martin
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Jackie McBride" <abletec@xxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2007 4:00 PM
>> Subject: stringContainsChars
>>
>>
>> > Just comin' out real quick 2 ask if any1 knows the syntax of the
>> > StringContainsChars jaws scripting function--specifically, how does >> > 1 >> > format the list of characters? I read the FSDN but it doesn't >> > mention
>> > that.
>> >
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