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Replaces text in a notepad window


boolean ReplaceNotepad(BSTR Title, BSTR Contents);

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Replaces the text in a notepad window of the given title. If no such window exists, it is created.

The function "ReplaceNotepad" does not activate (bring to the front) the notepad window. However the function "ActivateNotepad" can be used to do that.

You can use world.activate to activate the world itself (eg. you might want to do that after creating a notepad window).

VBscript example

world.ReplaceNotepad "Nick's window", "New contents" + vbcrlf

Jscript example

world.ReplaceNotepad("Nick's window", "New contents\r\n");

PerlScript example

$world->ReplaceNotepad("Nick's window", "New contents\r\n");

Python example

world.ReplaceNotepad("Nick's window", "New contents\r\n")

Lua example

ReplaceNotepad("Nick's window", "New contents\r\n")

Lua notes

You can supply multiple arguments after the notepad name, which are concatenated together.

Return value

0: Could not do it.
1: Replaced OK

See Also ...




(Activate) Activates the world window
(ActivateNotepad) Activates a notepad window
(AppendToNotepad) Appends text to a notepad window
(CloseNotepad) Closes a notepad window
(GetNotepadLength) Gets the length of the text in a notepad window
(GetNotepadList) Gets the list of open notepads - returning their titles
(GetNotepadText) Gets the text from a notepad window
(MoveNotepadWindow) Move and resize the specified notepad window
(NotepadColour) Changes the text and background colour of the selected notepad window
(NotepadFont) Changes the font and style of the selected notepad window
(NotepadReadOnly) Make a selected notepad window read-only
(NotepadSaveMethod) Changes the save method for this notepad window
(SaveNotepad) Saves a notepad window to disk
(SendToNotepad) Creates a notepad and sends text to it

(Help topic: function=ReplaceNotepad)

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