RE: [Clip] Strange(?) behaviour with paragraphs
- Thanks, Jody. I had read the bit in the help file ("Tab and line-break
tokens are automatically converted to their real characters since version
4.6.") but it hadn't clicked with me what it actually meant.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jody [mailto:av1611@...]
> Sent: 01 March 2002 22:36
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [Clip] Strange(?) behaviour with paragraphs
> Hi Martyn,
> The ^C token you are seeing is used for a carriage return in
> NoteTab Std/Light. The CR might be added by another program. It
> may also be possible that you are saving the file in a format
> that uses them. (I do not know what the different formats use.)
> Right click over the file tab and choose Save Format changing it
> to DOS/Windows. Look in Options also and change it under the
> Document tab. I do not know if those settings effect the ^!Save
> and/or ^!Save As commands or not. If nothing changes, try using
> the ^!Replace command in your Clip or ^$StrReplace
> ^!Set %Text%=^$StrReplace("^c";"^p";"^%Text%";0;0)$
> Returns a new string with all occurrences of SubStr replaced with
> ReplaceStr according to the settings of the CaseSensitive and
> WholeWord parameters. Tab and line-break tokens are automatically
> converted to their real characters since version 4.6.
> Example: ^$StrReplace("o";"?";"NoteTab Pro";True;False)$
> Result: N?teTab Pr?"
> Tokens used in NoteTab:
> ^T = Tab ($09)
> ^B = Page break ($0C)
> ^P = Paragraph (carriage-return/line-feed pair)
> ^C = Carriage-return ($0D) (Std/Light)
> ^L = Line-feed ($0A) (Std/Light)
> >I hope someone will be able to explain to me what is happening
> >and what to do to avoid it happening.
> >I have written a clip that converts xhtml to the Palm Markup for
> >the Palm Reader. It is all done in a clip without opening the
> >When I view the .txt file in NTP, all the paragraph marks show as
> >they should. However, when I dump the text held in the variable
> >%text% there are square black blocks scattered throughout the
> >text apparently at random. If I select one of these black blocks
> >and open the Replace dialogue it comes up as ^C. So these ^C
> >characters are being introduced from somewhere, and they are
> >causing problems for the layout in the Palm Reader file. I
> >believe these characters are both the ascii characters 10 and 13,
> >but I am not sure how I know that!
> >I can open the file and do a Replace to get rid of them but can't
> >think of a way to do this without opening the file. Ideally I
> >would prefer it if these characters are not introduced into the
> >file at all.
> Happy Clip'n!
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