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- Subject: Re: hardcode.pgm
- From: Leslie Bialler lb136@xxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2000 10:02:58 -0500
Harry Binswanger wrote:
> The simplest solution is TYPES. Also known as TYS. It produces REVIEW.TMP
> which may need a tiny bit of cleaning up before being saved under your
> desired filename.
That's stilll the simplest and best way, in my humble opinion, Harry!
> Robert Hemenway refers to incrment.pgm. But isn't there a way to get the
> value of <> from memory (as the cursor moves down the file)?
Dunno. <> has always seemed like a bleeping waste of time to me. We're
writers, not clerks. We ought to remember where we are in a document w/o
having the computer do our counting for us.
> If not, you could write your own increment.pgm--such as:
> TF go to the top of the file that's open
> set variable 01 to the value 1
> label a
> BC se // XC find the next C1 in the file
> > if none found, go to label b
> put the current value of variable 01 into the file
> +1> increment the variable
> > loop up to label a
> label b
> TF go back to the top of the file
> BC ci /// XC wipe out all the c1 markers
I don't see why that wouldn't work. I have done precisely that in order to
renumber a file containing the author's end notes when the author has added
several. I just plug em in where they belong and give them a value of 0. Then
run the count program.
Same for the cite references in the text.
> Note: the above has not been debugged--it's off the top of my head.
Leslie Bialler, Columbia University Press
212-666-1000 x7109 (phone) 212-316-3100 (fax)