str2mat fencepost glitch?

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str2mat fencepost glitch?

Postby John » Sat Oct 05, 2019 11:37 am

:?: Is this a glitch in str2mat?
:shock: I'd expect this line to return 12 items, but it only returns 11. :idea: There's a workaround commented out on line 5


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1 dim line$*512
2 dim item$(0)*40
3 line$=',2,3,4,5,,7,8,,10,,'
4 str2mat(line$,mat item$, ',')
5 ! str2mat(line$&' ',mat item$, ',')   !  this is a workaround
6 pr 'udim=';udim(mat item$)
7 for x=udim(mat item$)-3 to udim(mat item$)
8   pr 'item$(';x;')=';item$(x)
9 nex x

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Re: str2mat fencepost glitch?

Postby gordon » Tue Oct 08, 2019 6:32 am

I regard this as a design flaw. I will file it as a bug report.

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