Search and Replace
jimm at io.com
Tue Mar 29 23:27:36 UTC 2005
On Mar 29, 2005, at 6:17 PM, Daniel Salama wrote:
> Is there an easy way to do search and replace within a string.
> For example, give:
> 'this is foo test'
> to replace foo with bar and end up with:
> 'this is bar test'?
> P.S. Sorry for the simple question but I just can't find the answer. I
> would assume there is an easy way of doing this other than involving
> "complicated" logic using String#replaceFrom
I didn't know the answer, either. However, I do know about the Method
Finder. (World Menu -> open... -> Method Finder). I opened that and in
the top left pane, I typed
'this is foo test'. 'foo'. 'bar'. 'this is bar test'
and hit enter. It found
So, 'this is foo test' copyReplaceAll: 'foo' with: 'bar' does what you
Jim Menard, jimm at io.com, http://www.io.com/~jimm/
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