18766Re: NAND per sand (NOT Ampersand)
- Dec 2, 2008Flo,
You're right, I did not provide for visible output in the demo.
I guess I should have done so to remove ambiguity.
The test manager clip stored the output of the UDF in the array
Whenever the UDF pasted to the current doc, it was an ERROR. Which I
wanted to demonstrate.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Flo" <flo.gehrke@...> wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, "ebbtidalflats" <ebbtidalflats@>
> > I have a user-defined function (custom function) which under
> > SOME conditions does not execute its code as expected...
> > When I use ^& as argument passer...
> Eb, Sheri,
> I think one questions was how to use "^& as argument passer". I can't
> see how anything is "passed" here at all with...
> ^!Set %arg%=^&
> It has been said that the ^& token works as a "shorthand for
> preselected text (Sheri in a previous message)". Also it's a
> shorthand for a parameter that is passed over to a sublip (see my
> examples below). But Eb's clip doesn't select anything.
> For me, a working Custom Clip Function -- similar to Eb's concept --
> would be...
> ; long line start
> ^!Set %arg%=^$StrReplace("^%nl%^%nl%^%nl%";"^%nl%^%nl%";"^$GetClipText
> ("Sample Text")$";0;0)$
> ; long line end
> ^!If ^$StrPos("^%nl%^%nl%^%nl%";"^%arg%";0)$>0 SKIP_-1
> ^!Result ^%arg%
> Actually, it's a miracle for me how Eb's concept gets to any output
> at all. Which command in his clip is producing the output of
> paragraph #2 to #3 of the Sample Text clip?
> P.S. If I'm not mistaken, these are three examples for the use of ^&
> 1. Select any text in a document and display it with...
> ^!Info ^&
> 2. Put a preselected word into a Wizard field...
> ^!Set %text%=^?[Select text first=^&]
> ^!Info ^%text%
> 3. Pass a parameter over to a subclip...
> ; Start Clip
> ^!Clip "Names" George
> ; Subclip "Names"
> ^!Info The name is ^&
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