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How do I find and replace a string in actionscript 2?

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I use this findReplace function to replace a string in actionscript:


// (from http://proto.layer51.com/d.aspx?f=23)
var findReplace = function(searchStr:String, findStr:String, replaceStr:String) {
   var locationNum:Number = searchStr.indexOf(findStr, 0);
   while (locationNum != -1) {
      var sub1 = searchStr.substr(0, locationNum);
      locationNum += findStr.length;
      var sub2 = searchStr.substr(locationNum, searchStr.length);
      var searchStr = sub1 + replaceStr + sub2;
      var locationNum = searchStr.indexOf(findStr, sub1.length);
   }
   return(searchStr);
}

Status: tested it, like it

Link: I found this function here

Written by lutsen

August 19, 2008 at 11:37 am

Posted in Actionscript, Web

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