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Re: Boolean Searches Against MetaNames

From: Bill Moseley <moseley(at)not-real.hank.org>
Date: Fri Dec 05 2003 - 16:47:15 GMT
On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 08:00:14AM -0800, Deane Barker wrote:
> I have ExtractPathData set to extract the first folder to a metaname
> called "section".  It works well.  To find things in a certain section,
> I do this:
>  
> foo section=bar
>  
> But what if I want to find something NOT in that section (that is to
> say, everywhere else BUT that section)?
>  
> foo section=(not bar)

Yes, but it becomes harder to use if you have many "sections" extracted.  
So that's why there's:

   ExtractPathDefault

which is suppost to set the value if none of the ExtractPathData 
patterns match.  Then in that case you 

   ExtractPathDefault section other

then search:

   section=other

-- 
Bill Moseley
moseley@hank.org
Received on Fri Dec 5 16:47:21 2003