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John_M

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REPLACE
« on: May 17, 2006, 12:42:53 AM »
Hello; I am having trouble with REPLACE.
From the user guide:

REPLACE("alabama mama", "a","x",3,5)

will replace only three occurrences of string "a" starting at position 5. The result is "alabxmx mxma".
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Have tried many variations, but have not been able to get it to work?

This should work, yes?

doda="qwhertyuhioplkjhgfdsah"
x="h"
y="m"
REPLACE(doda,x,y)

Where every occurrence of h is replaced with m. Thanks
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ok, I found out how to use it.

print REPLACE("alabama mama", "a","x",3,5)

will replace only three occurrences of string "a" starting at position 5.
The result "alabxmx mxma" is printed.
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my example:
doda="qwhertyuhioplkjhgfdsah"
x="h"
y="m"
newdat=REPLACE(doda,x,y)
print REPLACE(doda,x,y)
print newdat

gives:
qwmertyumioplkjmgfdsam
qwmertyumioplkjmgfdsam

I am really glad this works as I need to filter
a few files.

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REPLACE
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2006, 04:20:49 PM »
So I can assume it's working for you and you just needed to talk about it with us? ;-)

John
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