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SubstituteValues ( listOfValues ; searchValues ; replaceValues )

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Michael Horak, *COMMENT Visual Realisation

Substitutes multiple searchValues in listOfValues with the corresponding replaceValues.

Sample Input:
SubstituteValues ( "A¶B¶C¶D¶E" ; "B¶D" ; "2¶4" )
Sample Output:

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Substitutes multiple searchValues in listOfValues with the corresponding replaceValues. If there is no corresponding replaceValue, the searchValue is removed from listOfValues.

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This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


Still has the same problematic result for me:

SubstituteValues ( "aa¶bb¶cc¶aa¶aa¶aa¶dd" ; "aa" ;"")
=> bb¶cc¶aa¶dd¶

Bruce Robertson, Redmond WA
July 06, 2015 7:33pm

@Bruce Robertson: I am afraid I cannot reproduce the problem.

comment, VR
July 07, 2015 1:23am

OK. But I can.

Bruce Robertson, Redmond WA
July 07, 2015 12:40pm

@Bruce Robertson: You are right, I did not perform the update correctly. Fixed now.

comment, VR
July 07, 2015 3:02pm

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