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Mrspredeep

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 28, 2010 9:52 pm    Post subject: How can you search for the character ';'?
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In Start 3.4, How can you search for the character ';'?

Using f ';' gives the message 'Incomplete string'.

I overcome this by typing f x'5E' which is the hex representation of ;, but it becomes cumbersome when ; is part of a bigger search string.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 28, 2010 9:55 pm    Post subject: Reply to: How can you search for the character ';'?
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just go to option 0 ( ispf settings ) and change the command delimiter to something else
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 28, 2010 10:03 pm    Post subject:
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Oh, hadn't thought of that.
Still, whatever delimiter is used, cannot be searched for, which is just a minor concern, I could change it everytime.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 28, 2010 10:39 pm    Post subject:
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you could always write a short REXX Script to be executed as an edit macro,
which would not entail your changing your command delimiter.
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