How to change default action in Find Nearby Words.nwm–Solved

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How to change default action in Find Nearby Words.nwm–Solved

Post by CrisB » 2013-10-18 08:54:58

Hi, I find the attached Find Nearby Words macro very, very useful - thanks again Martin.

Yet I always want the expression put into the Find panel, so I can modify it later if needed.

How do I modify this section so the default action changes and the expression, by default, goes into the Find panel?

# ask user what to do
$button = Prompt 'What should be done with those words?', '', 'Find All', 'Set In Find Panel'
$expression = "$first(AnyTextCharacter)(1+ Shortest)$second(Or)$second(AnyTextCharacter)(1+ Shortest)$first"
If $button == 'Set In Find Panel'
Write Find Expression $expression
Show Find
Exit
End

Thanks for your help,
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Find Nearby Words.nwm
This macro finds any paragraph which contains two specified words in any order
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Last edited by CrisB on 2013-10-18 22:16:18, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: How to change default action in Find Nearby Words.nwm

Post by martin » 2013-10-18 14:37:09

CrisB wrote:Hi, I find the attached Find Nearby Words macro very, very useful - thanks again Martin.

Yet I always want the expression put into the Find panel, so I can modify it later if needed.

How do I modify this section so the default action changes and the expression, by default, goes into the Find panel?
That's not difficult, just switch the order of the button labels in the Prompt command, eg:

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$button = Prompt 'What should be done with those words?', '', 'Set In Find Panel', 'Find All'
The first label is for the default button.

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Re: How to change default action in Find Nearby Words.nwm

Post by CrisB » 2013-10-18 22:13:06

Brilliant, it works perfectly...

thanks a million, Cris :-)
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Re: How to change default action in Find Nearby Words.nwm–So

Post by CrisB » 2013-10-20 11:56:46

Guess I should have attached the latest version of this macro...

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Find Nearby Words.nwm
This macro finds only paragraphs that contain both of two desired whole word matches.
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