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@$%&%$#@ Hierarchy of chunks

Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2015 5:48 pm
by dunbarx
YOU KNOW, poor old HC never complained that there had to be some sort of "Smaller to Larger" hierarchy in chunk expressions. One could

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put line 3 of item 2 of var
But NOOO, LC believes items are always smaller than lines, and have to be, and will not compile the above. I NEED this flexibility.

I know this has been brought up before. I think by me. So I am ranting again. Is the parser so politically correct that it cannot bend at all? Who says items have to be smaller than lines? Hmmm? Who?

Scotland? Get ready for an enhancement request.

Craig Newman

Re: @$%&%$#@ Hierarchy of chunks

Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2015 9:42 pm
by [-hh]
Hi Craig, Sir,

didn't test that in all LC versions, but in all I tried this works correctly:

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put line 3 of (item 2 of var)
Who learned me such things?
I think you gave me the tip a while ago ;-)

Re: @$%&%$#@ Hierarchy of chunks

Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2015 10:34 pm
by dunbarx
Hermann.

I am getting old.

Anyway, even though it is a simple workaround. I still want the flexibility that HC had.

Thanks.

Craig