Preserving quotes when using sprintf with the text object


    Aug 09 2007 | 9:38 am
    Hi,
    out of curiosity, why do I have to do it as illustrated below to preserve quotes when adding text to the text object?
    Thanks, Trond

    • Aug 09 2007 | 4:47 pm
      I don't know. and why does the following happen?
      pelado
    • Aug 10 2007 | 5:39 am
      Yes, I was bumping into those versions as well along the way.
      Trond
      pelado wrote: > I don't know. and why does the following happen? > > max v2; > #N vpatcher 100 115 1034 581; > #P origin 8 0; > #P window setfont "Sans Serif" 9.; > #P window linecount 1; > #P message 86 271 14 196617 3; > #P message 55 153 14 196617 2; > #P message 419 234 14 196617 1; > #P message 80 153 237 196617 "\\How do I %s the quotes to change position?\\"; > #P message 349 289 22 196617 set; > #P button 394 232 15 0; > #P message 90 195 154 196617 "\\How do I %s the quotes?\\"; > #P message 112 269 35 196617 line 1; > #P message 266 314 221 196617 How do I %s the quotes to change "position? "; > #P newex 315 245 40 196617 t clear; > #P newex 265 278 40 196617 text; > #P newex 236 243 25 196617 t cr; > #P message 301 181 51 196617 preserve; > #P message 265 181 30 196617 keep; > #P newex 265 204 259 196617 sprintf My question: \\""How do I %s the quotes?\\""; > #P connect 0 0 3 0; > #P connect 1 0 0 0; > #P connect 2 0 0 0; > #P connect 11 0 4 0; > #P connect 0 0 4 0; > #P connect 8 0 4 0; > #P connect 7 0 4 0; > #P connect 3 0 4 0; > #P connect 5 0 4 0; > #P connect 10 0 6 0; > #P connect 4 0 6 0; > #P connect 9 0 5 0; > #P connect 0 0 5 0; > #P connect 9 0 10 0; > #P pop; > > pelado > -- > http://www.pelado.co.uk >