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Posted by Carol L.   (2 posts)  [Biography] bio
Date Thu 18 Aug 2011 07:07 PM (UTC)
Want to find a variable in a string. The variable changes.

volume = GetFieldValue("sqltable", "sqlfield")

if string.find(header.InnerText, "vol.(volume) Barcode:", "") ~= nil then
local bcode = string.gsub(header.InnerText, "vol.(volume) Barcode:", "");
SetFieldValue("sqltable", "othersqlfield", bcode);

I am not doing something right here. How do I put the variable 'volume' in the pattern?
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Posted by Fiendish   USA  (1,731 posts)  [Biography] bio   Global Moderator
Date Reply #1 on Thu 18 Aug 2011 09:04 PM (UTC)
instead of
"vol.(volume) Barcode:"
"vol.("..volume..") Barcode:"

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Posted by Carol L.   (2 posts)  [Biography] bio
Date Reply #2 on Fri 19 Aug 2011 01:39 PM (UTC)
Thanks! Just started trying to teach myself Lua for work apps. Much appreciated.
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