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Added in 1.9.0

$fline(@name,wildtext,[N],[T])

Returns Nth position of line which matches the specified wildcard text.

Parameters

@name - The custom window name to search.
wildtext - Wildcard text to search for.
[N] - If N = 0 returns number of matches, otherwise the Nth match. (Optional, default is 1)
[T] - If T = 0 reference the display area (default), If T is 1, it references the listbox, 2 implies that wildtext is a regular expression, and 3 for both. (Optional)

Example

; Open a custom window.
/window @Example

; Add some lines
/aline @Example Test1
/aline @Example Test2
/aline @Example Test3

; Search the display area for the wildtext 'Text*' and print number of results.
//echo -ag $fline(@Example, Test*, 0)

; Search the display area for the wildtext 'Text*' and print the second result.
//echo -ag $fline(@Example, Test*, 2)

Updated by Per Amundsen about 2 years ago · 4 revisions

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