I didn't completely read you post before i posted. But I think I have something for you that might be of interest. Instead of replacing multiple spaces with another character, I have a little trick that will preserve them completely from the edit box.

;/KeepSpaces <window>
alias KeepSpaces {
  ;this subs out every character for it's nummeric value, then stores it into a &binvar
  bset &tmp $regsubex($editbox($$1-),/(.)/g,$asc(\t) $+ $chr(32))
  ;dostuff with &tmp. Possibly add it to a hashtable(/hadd -b) to recall later[$hget(table,item,&var)]?

Ofcourse, I've left, up to you, how to get the editbox text.

Edited: Fixed typos, added some comments to code

Last edited by FroggieDaFrog; 30/08/10 09:08 AM.

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