cuttext


Purpose
Cut a part of a text returning a copy of the deleted string.
Synopsis
function cuttext(txt:text, i1:integer, i2:integer):text
Arguments
txt 
A text object
i1 
Starting position of the region to cut
i2 
End position of the region to cut
Return value
A copy of the region. The input text is modified accordingly.
Example
The following:
t:=text("abcdefgh")
writeln(cuttext(t,3,7)) 
writeln(t) 
produces this output:
cdefg
abh
Further information
This function returns an empty text if the bounds are not compatible with the string (e.g. starting position larger than the length of the string) or inconsistent (e.g. starting position after end position).
Related topics
deltext, inserttext, pastetext, copytext
Module
mmsystem


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