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Searching stuff.

Author:  Apage43 [ Fri Nov 28, 2003 12:45 pm ]
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I want to search a text file for a string. Like a search engine, and want to get the line numbers of all matching lines, what would be the best way to do that? I've used grep to do it, but I think that makes my script OS dependent.

Author:  Blade [ Mon Dec 01, 2003 3:23 pm ]
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whatif you read each line into an array then search the array for the file and record the element number each word is in?

Author:  Homer_simpson [ Mon Dec 01, 2003 10:31 pm ]
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or make up a function like i made for turing called wordseparator or something that separates the works by space or any other separators... so u can search yer string for words or even sentences....

Author:  Blade [ Tue Dec 02, 2003 12:24 pm ]
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or you can use a function called explode()