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[REBOL] Re: Need help from parsing professionals

From: sqlab:gmx at: 27-Jul-2001 12:48

Hi Thorsten
> Hi, > > it is obviously not a big thing. > > I have a big string. from this string i need to make a readable file with > lots of lines. So every line starts with AA...... > The Line ends when the next Line with AA comes up. > > What i tried now was following: > > a: read %/c/temp/test.txt > parse a [any [to "AA201" mark: to "AA" (write/append %/c/temp/new.txt join > mark "^/")]] > > This seems to run in an endless loop and looking in the new.txt it shows, > that the parser didn't recognise the "AA201", because he always adds the > whole big string in one part, not the parts of the string as lines. >
At first you should advance the focus as in to "AA201" mark: skip 2 to "AA" mark sets only a pointer in the string, so your next write/append appends always from this point until the end of the string. Of course you could use a copy to or a copy/part with a second pointer. But why do you not just replace/all next a "AA201" "^/AA201" ? AR AR -- GMXler aufgepasst - jetzt viele 1&1 New WebHosting Pakete ohne Einrichtungsgebuehr + 1 Monat Grundgebuehrbefreiung! http://puretec.de/index.html?ac=OM.PU.PU003K00717T0492a