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Re: [StrongED] Re: Manual - opinions?

In message <fc76d1b456.harriet@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
          Harriet Bazley <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 1 Jan 2018 as I do recall,
>           Richard Torrens (lists) wrote:
> > In article <f94907b256.John@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
> >    John Rickman <rickman@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > Second, having read the explanation of couNt, I am not clear on how to
> > > use it, and the real life example was off-puttingly long and
> > > complicated.
> >
> > Your wish is my command!
> >
> > http://diy.Torrens.org/RO/StrongED/man/asr_examples/cnt.html
> >
> I had no idea the 'cnt' operator existed - shouldn't it be on a button along
> with the others in the Search & Replace window?  (Instead of "\n", for
> example, which appears to duplicate a subset of "$")

The replace counter was introduced some 10 years ago but it seems to
have slipped in under the radar. Possibly because it came about mainly
to scratch a personal itch.

"$" and "\n" are entirely equivalent, both match the newline type of the
text that Search or Search&Replace is operating on.


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