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Posted by 1of10   Canada  (54 posts)  [Biography] bio
Date Thu 19 Jun 2003 06:05 AM (UTC)
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I'm using an inline script in an alias to send text, using wildcards captured from the alias.

^vocp (\w*)( \w*)?$

How do I access the wildcards from the inline script? ${$_[2]}[0], which I use in the script file subroutines to access the wildcards, does not appear to work in an inline script. $1, which is used by Perl with pattern matches, doesn't work either. %1, documented in MUclient help, also doesn't work. I even tried \1, which is used in my text/code editor for it's pattern matches (if Perl-like RegExp isn't enabled).

Am I missing a subtle escaping problem, or something?

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Posted by Nick Gammon   Australia  (21,322 posts)  [Biography] bio   Forum Administrator
Date Reply #1 on Thu 19 Jun 2003 07:14 AM (UTC)
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I think I had trouble accessing VB arrays in Perlscript, which is why you can use GetAliasInfo to access the wildcards. See:

http://www.gammon.com.au/scripts/doc.php?function=getaliasinfo


In particular, see selectors 101 to 110.

- Nick Gammon

www.gammon.com.au, www.mushclient.com
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Posted by 1of10   Canada  (54 posts)  [Biography] bio
Date Reply #2 on Thu 19 Jun 2003 08:51 AM (UTC)
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Finally got the inline script to work properly, after monkeying with subtle quoting problems... ;)

I was wondering what purpose the alias wildcard access selectors would have when I read about them oh so long ago. I wish I'd remembered about them when creating the alias. ;p

Thanks much for the refresher. :)

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