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by DFH
Fri Jan 18, 2019 6:20 am
Forum: TextPipe Tips and Tricks, Questions and Support
Topic: Software bug: Convert HTML/XML Entities to Text
Replies: 6
Views: 114

Re: Software bug: Convert HTML/XML Entities to Text

Thanks, Simon.

When is TextPipe 10.8 due to be released?

David
by DFH
Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: TextPipe Tips and Tricks, Questions and Support
Topic: PCRE POSIX Character Class [[:punct:]] and non-Roman scripts
Replies: 0
Views: 22

PCRE POSIX Character Class [[:punct:]] and non-Roman scripts

The PCRE POSIX Character Class [[:punct:]] does not find punctuation marks for any non-Roman scripts. In UTF-8 mode, characters with values greater than 255 do not match any of the POSIX character classes. So for example, it does not find these punctuation marks in a UTF-8 file containing Farsi (Per...
by DFH
Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: TextPipe Tips and Tricks, Questions and Support
Topic: Maintaining and sharing TextPipe filters in the world of Git ?
Replies: 0
Views: 31

Maintaining and sharing TextPipe filters in the world of Git ?

Hi Simon, With TextPipe filters being stored in a binary format (.fll) this makes maintaining and sharing filters less than convenient in the world of Git based services and software providers such as GitHub , GitLab and BitBucket . Yes - one can Export a filter in various ways - but this is an extr...
by DFH
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: TextPipe Tips and Tricks, Questions and Support
Topic: Software bug: Generate output files only if a change occurs
Replies: 5
Views: 58

Re: Software bug: Generate output files only if a change occurs

Simon,

I have just emailed you the filter concerned.

David
by DFH
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: TextPipe Tips and Tricks, Questions and Support
Topic: Software bug: Generate output files only if a change occurs
Replies: 5
Views: 58

Re: Software bug: Generate output files only if a change occurs

Hi Simon, The input files match the filespec k:\*.usfm My subst drive k: contains 66 USFM files. The output path is a different subst drive v:\ This method used to work perfectly fine. It's recently stopped behaving. Files in which no replacement has occurred are now also being output. Best regards,...
by DFH
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: TextPipe Tips and Tricks, Questions and Support
Topic: TextPipe Tip: Capturing text to a variable
Replies: 1
Views: 22

Re: TextPipe Tip: Capturing text to a variable

Given that an underlying requirement for capturing text to a variable is to be under a Restrict to each line in turn , here's another useful tip. Suppose you wish to use the variable in a multiline part of the file being processed? All you have to do beforehand is to linearize those sections of the ...
by DFH
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: TextPipe Tips and Tricks, Questions and Support
Topic: TextPipe Tip: Capturing text to a variable
Replies: 1
Views: 22

TextPipe Tip: Capturing text to a variable

The Replace filter is very versatile. Among the Action options when Perl pattern is used as the Find type are to Send variable N to subfilter where N = 1 to 9 in the Actions dropdown. This is the simplest method to use where the required subfilter is Capture text to a variable . Here's an example: R...
by DFH
Tue Jan 08, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: TextPipe Tips and Tricks, Questions and Support
Topic: Extract email addresses
Replies: 0
Views: 36

Extract email addresses

The filter Extract email addresses does not correctly extract addresses with the plus extension of the addressee that Google permits with gmail.com It should be enhanced to cope with addresses in the form person+anything@gmail.com Currently it fails badly and outputs anything@gmail.com Check the spe...
by DFH
Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: TextPipe Tips and Tricks, Questions and Support
Topic: Help for this filter - some go to wrong page
Replies: 0
Views: 33

Help for this filter - some go to wrong page

Hi Simon,

Every link in Help for this filter should be audited. Some filters go to the wrong help page.

Best regards,

David
by DFH
Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: TextPipe Tips and Tricks, Questions and Support
Topic: Software bug: Generate output files only if a change occurs
Replies: 5
Views: 58

Software bug: Generate output files only if a change occurs

Software bug : Output filter option no longer works as specified. Generate output files only if a change occurs now generates all files irrespective of whether there has been a change. This report is for TextPipe Standard version 10.7.2 This option used to work properly. Best regards, David
by DFH
Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: TextPipe Tips and Tricks, Questions and Support
Topic: Suggestion: Provide filter Remove all diacritics
Replies: 0
Views: 36

Suggestion: Provide filter Remove all diacritics

A very useful enhancement to TextPipe would be a filter called Remove all diacritics.

Assume that the input would be UTF-8.

How about this?

David
by DFH
Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: TextPipe Tips and Tricks, Questions and Support
Topic: Software bug: Convert HTML/XML Entities to Text
Replies: 6
Views: 114

Re: Convert HTML/XML Entities to Text

Test convert HTML XML entities to text.zip
Zip file contains my test filter which includes a workaround.
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by DFH
Fri Dec 28, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: TextPipe Tips and Tricks, Questions and Support
Topic: Software bug: Convert HTML/XML Entities to Text
Replies: 6
Views: 114

Re: Convert HTML/XML Entities to Text

Also, there's a minor issue with the Help for Convert HTML/XML Entities to Text.

When this filter is selected in the filters list, and the context menu option Help for this filter is clicked, the wrong help page is displayed.

David