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Character Search Functions

Description

Search for elements in a string.

Name
Description
*ANY Function

Find a search text in text - if found, return true, else return false.

*AT_MULTI Function

Returns the position where one of a CR-LF delimited list of strings is found in another.

*ATC_MULTI Function

Returns the position where one of a cr-lf delimited list of strings is found in another.

*FIRST Function

Returns true if the text starts with the specified word.

*LEADING Function

Look for word starting with, word (or words) in text, return true if found, false if not found.

A5_EXTRACT_ADVANCE Function

Extracts the first occurrences of a sub-string starting with 'start_string' and ending with 'end_string'.

a5_font_list Function

Get a list of fonts with the True Type image icon in front on True Type fonts.

AT Function

Returns the position where one character string is found in another.

AT2 Function

Locates the starting position of a sub string within a character string.

at_u Function

Returns the position where one character string is found in another, Honors UTF8 encoding.

ATC Function

Returns the position where one string is found within another.

atc_u Function

Returns the position where one string is found within another, Honors UTF8 encoding.

CONTAINS Function

Returns TRUE if the string contains all the words (case sensitive).

find_duplicate_lines Function

Finds duplicate entries in a crlf-delimited list of values.

l is_object Function

Tests whether the object named by the pointer or string exists.

RAT Function

Returns the position of one string found in another, relative from the end of the string.

regex_match_length Function

Return the number of characters that match the pattern.

TEXTSEARCH Function

Search a string for a pattern - uses AND, OR between phrases in pattern, and NOT in front of excludes.

TEXTSEARCHSCORE Function

Returns a count of the number of ways a pattern matched a string (0 for none, 1 for one condition matched, 2 for two conditions matched etc.

WORD Function

Returns a specified word(s) from a string.

WORD_FROM_POS Function

Given a character position, return the 'word' that character is in.

WORDAT Function

Returns which word matches (1 based,0 means no match).

WORDATC Function

Returns which case sensitive word matches (1 based,0 means no match).

WORDS Function

Returns words, stripping out all whitespace.

 Related Functions

$ - Type L. Determines whether the character expression on the left of the operator is contained anywhere within the character expression on the right.

*WORD() - Type L. Returns .T. (TRUE) if Find_String is a whole word in Search_In_String. Case-sensitive.

*WORDI() - Type L. Returns true (.T.) if the Find_String is found in the Search_In_String. Case-insensitive.

AT() - Type N. Returns the position of the n th occurrence of the Find_String within the specified Search_In_String, where n is specified through the Number argument. Case-sensitive.

IS_ONE_OF() - Type L. Determines whether an character string is a member of a list.

POS_FROM_WORD_NUMBER() - Type N. Returns the position of the first character of the entry specified by Entry_Number in the Search_List.

REGEX_MATCH() - Type L. Searches Text for a match to Search_Expresssion returns .T. (TRUE) or .F. (FALSE).

REGEX_SPLIT() - Type C. Searches Text for one or more matches to Search_Expresssion and returns each matching string on its own line.

WORD_EXISTS() - Type L. Returns .T. if Word is found in the CR-LF delimited List.

WORD_NUM() - Type N. Returns the position of a word or entry in a CR-LF delimited list.

WORD_NUMBER_GET() - Type N. Returns the integer list position of the Find_String in the Search_In_String.

WORDAT() - Type N. Returns the word number of Word in Input_String. Case insensitive.

WORDATC() - Type N. Returns the word number of Word in Input_String.  Case sensitive.