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BREXX, Word Functions
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Word Functions

DELWORD(string,n[,length])

delete substring of string starting at the nth word and of length length words.
delword('one day in the year',3) /* 'one day' */
delword('one day in the year',3,2) /* 'one day year' */

FIND(string,phrase[,start])

returns the word number of the first word of phrase in string. Returns "0" if phrase is not found. if start exists then search start from start word.
find('one day in the year','in the') /* 3 */

JUSTIFY(string,length[,pad])

justify string to both margins (the width of margins equals length), by adding pads between words.
justify('one day in the year',22) /*'one day in the year'

SUBWORD(string,n[,length])

return the substring of string that begins at the nth word and is of length length words.
subword('one day in the year',2,2) /* 'day in' */

SPACE(string[,[n][,pad]])

formats the blank-delimited words in string with n pad characters between each word.
space('one day in the year',2) /*'one day in the year' */

WORDS(string)

return the number of words in string
words('One day in the year') /* 5 */

WORD(string,n)

return the nth word in string
word('one day in the year',2) /* 'day' */

WORDINDEX(string,n)

return the position of the nth word in string
wordindex('one day in the year',2) /* 5 */

WORDLENGTH(string,i)

return the length of the nth word in string
wordlength('one day in the year',2) /* 3 */

WORDPOS(phrase,string[,start])

returns the word number of the first word of phrase in string. Returns "0" if phrase is not found
wordpos('day in','one day in the year') /* 2 */


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