[Newbies] Parsing and splitting file contents

Herbert König herbertkoenig at gmx.net
Sat Aug 29 14:00:48 UTC 2009


ru> I am reading a tab delimited file into a string.  I want to
ru> iterate through this string and split by tab, or any other defined
ru> value (, . | # tab, cr, etc.), delimiter into substrings which are
ru> assigned to a Collection (Array, Dictionary, Bag, etc.), or
ru> instant variables.

String>>findTokens is your friend here.

And FileStream>>contentsOfEntireFile gets the whole file into a string
before you find the tokens. But I'd prefer to read the file one line
at a time into a collection of strings.



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