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@select function and TAB characters

Discussion in 'Support' started by nikbackm, Feb 28, 2010.

  1. nikbackm

    May 30, 2008
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    TCC 10,00,67 Windows Vista [Version 6,0,6001]

    It seems that if a file contains TAB characters these are not displayed in the @select window, but simply dropped.

    Needless to say, this makes "tab-separated-value" files look rather bad.

    Anyway to get this fixed? (Unless the newer versions already has improved on it) Using a space instead of a tab in the @select window would be ok.

    It can be added that the line that is eventually selected still retains the TAB characters, so functionally it still works even if hard to read the lines to @select from.
  2. rconn

    rconn Administrator
    Staff Member

    May 14, 2008
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    Tabs have never been displayed in @SELECT windows; this is a Windows listbox
    issue, not TCC. (The Windows API ignores tabs.)

    Rex Conn
    JP Software

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