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[REBOL] Re: Block as parameter

From: carl:cybercraft at: 17-Aug-2002 23:57

On 17-Aug-02, Philippe Oehler wrote:
> Hello RebList ! > I often pass as parameter a block to a function. The block is often > the result of a read/lines function. > The problem is that, when I pass this block as parameter, it seems > that block is changed : > Below, > a: read/lines %theTXT.txt > length? a ; --> 12 ; because of 12 lines > but when i pass 'a to a function the result is : > make-this: func [the-block] [ print length? the-block; ----> 120 ; > because for example, my txt has a 10 column structure > ] > make-this a > How could I keep the block intact, without any transformation ??
Like Andrew, I couldn't duplicate your problem. I wondered if it had something to do with tabs in your text to create your "10 column structure", but tabs made no difference. A block, passed to a function, should still be the same block - no changes to it should occur. So, what do you mean by a 10 column structure? -- Carl Read