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[REBOL] Re: removing a character with replace - was: RE: [REBOL]

From: anton:lexicon at: 7-Nov-2002 1:33

Louis,
> >Actually, Louis probably wants this: > > > > replace/all first x #"" "" > > Actually I first tried: > > replace/all "replace/all x "" "" > > but since it didn't work (because of the square brackets I overlooked), I > tried searching for characters instead of strings. > > You did not mean to put "first" in your example, right?
I did mean it. That's in the case where, for example: x: ["a string"] We needed to modify the first element in the block.
>> replace first x "a" "abc"
== "abc string"
>> x
== ["abc string"]
> >replacing with an empty string, not an empty character. > >An empty character is ascii 0: > > > > >> to-integer #"" > > == 0 > > > >which you can see escape-coded in the string below: > > > > "^@" > > Thanks for pointing this out; I certainly didn't know it. > > Louis
Neither did I. Anton.