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Adds line numbers to text.

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MBS( "Text.AddLineNumbers"; Text { ; StyleTemplate; Delimiter } )   More


Parameter Description Example value
Text The text to process. "Hello World"
StyleTemplate Optional
The styled text to use as template for line numbers.
We only use style for the nubers and text is ignored.
If empty, this parameter is ignored.
TextFont("test"; "Courier"; "")
Delimiter Optional
The optional delimiter.
Default are two space characters.
": "


Returns text or error.


Adds line numbers to text.
Preserves the styles in the text and adds line numbers as prefix.
Depending on how many lines we have, we may use 2 to 6 digits for numbers.
Works fine for JSON, XML, JavaScript, HTML or any other text.

See also XML.Format & JSON.Format to format and XML.Colorize & JSON.Colorize for colors.


Format, colorize and apply line numbers:

MBS( "Text.AddLineNumbers";
    // colorize it
            // format before colorize
        MBS( "JSON.Format"; JSON Input)
    // define which style to use for numbers
    TextColor (
        TextFont ( " "; "Courier" );
        RGB ( 0 ; 0 ; 255 )

See also

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Release notes

Created 27th May 2018, last changed 5th July 2018

TAPI.Unpark   -   Text.AppendTextFile

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