On Tuesday, August 08, 2006, at 2:40 AM, Squeamizh wrote:
>Hi,
>
>I have a program which separates each line of a text file into tokens,
>using whitespace as a delimiter (I do this with String.split).  This
>suits my needs for the most part, but now I need the ability to treat
>quoted strings as single tokens.  Note that the quoted string could be
>multiple words, or even a 0-length string.
>
>Could anyone recommend a basic strategy for doing this?  Should I deal
>with this when I first tokenize each line, or should I combine tokens
>appropriately during parsing when I see a double-quote?
>
>Help would be greatly appreciated.
>
>

You could pull out all the quoted strings into an array and then delete  
them from the original before processing it normally.


_Kevin
www.sciwerks.com

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