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Tokenize ( Text ; Separator )

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Ilya Shuvalov, SUI Solutions

Returns value list of all words from Text

Sample Input:
Tokenize ( “john_smith*marysmith*family’s friend” , ”*”)
Sample Output:
family’s friend

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Splits the Text on single words/phrases using the Separator.

If the empty Separator is used ("") then space (" "), dot ("."), and colon (",") are used as a word separator simultaneously

The words are returned as a value list with carriage returns

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$Result variable doesn't clear itself after use of function
means any subsequent use of function adds to exiting $Result variable (builds longer and longer list ;-)

markv, england
January 20, 2014 7:24am

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