Possible bug with trueWord chunks - fixed in 7.0 DP5!!

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Possible bug with trueWord chunks - fixed in 7.0 DP5!!

Post by Peter Wood » Fri May 23, 2014 2:16 pm

The trueWord chunk "after" the end of string contains the last word in the string. This is different from the corresponding word which contains an empty string.

I ran this in the message box

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put "The cat sat on the mat." into tText
put the sixth word of tText & return into tResult
put the seventh word of tText & return after tResult
put the sixth trueWord of tText & return after tResult
put the seventh trueWord of tText & return after tResult
put tResult
This is the result

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mat.

mat
mat
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Re: Possible bug with trueWord chuinks

Post by Peter Wood » Fri May 23, 2014 2:24 pm

I have noticed that this also happens when you expect any empty chunk:

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put "The cat sat on the mat" into tText
put the seventh word of tText = the seventh trueWord of tText
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false

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Re: Possible bug with trueWord chuinks

Post by livecodeali » Fri May 23, 2014 2:38 pm

Hi Peter,

Thanks for this, it is indeed a bug. The seventh trueWord should in fact be empty, since punctuation marks are not considered trueWords by LiveCode.

Kind regards,

Ali

http://quality.runrev.com/show_bug.cgi?id=12499

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Re: Possible bug with trueWord chunks - updated

Post by Peter Wood » Fri May 23, 2014 2:48 pm

Thanks Ali

After reading the release notes properly, I realised that trueWords don't capture punctation and updated the first message accordingly.

Best regards

Peter

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