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skipping over tabs

Tim Cutts timc at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Fri Dec 17 10:57:02 EST 1999

In article <83dkbd$87q$1 at mach.vub.ac.be>,
Guy Bottu <gbottu at bigben.vub.ac.be> wrote:
>"skip" function could optionally be instructed to skip over tabs as well
>as over blanks. Do you think this is possible and useful ?

You can add tab to your list of skipped characters in the $syntax
definition in the .i file for the database.  Look at the example in

TREMBL_SYNTAX:$syntax:[file:"SRSDB:trembl.is" ignore:" \t"]

The ignore attribute is what $Skip refers to in the .is file.

Hope this helps!


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