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Message Action question

Message Action question

Message Action question


example: in the message's TEXT, how do i reassign a word.

say i want to change &8 (positional word) to mean something else?

for instance &8 might mean INTERFACE in the TEXT, but now I want it to mean BOSTON.  how do i reassign that variable in a Message Action?

RE: Message Action question


As far as I know, you can only write a new text. For example:
&(1:7) BOSTON &(9:)

'&(1:7)' will write the words from 1 to 7, and '&(9:)' from word 9 till end of message.


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