problem with string:tokens

mats cronqvist <>
Tue Jun 30 22:57:04 CEST 2009


"info" <> writes:

> Hi All,
>
> I have two strings: S1="A,,C,D" and S2="A,B,,D"
>
> I do string:tokens(S1) :  "A","C","D"  length =3
> I do string:tokens(S2) :  "A","B","D"  length = 3
>
> Imagine the string S = S1 or S2
> How can I know if B is absent or C ?
>
> It is a general question of course ! the tokens function cannot
> separate the tokens with a composite string unfortunately (here ",,")

  perhaps this is what you need? 

  lists:member($B,S1) -> false
  lists:member($C,S1) -> true

  


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