FUNCTION:  String.replace

String.replace(string, oldSubString, newSubString)
 
The String.replace function searches the given string, removes each occurrence of the designated old substring, replaces each occurrence with a designated new substring, and returns the modified string.
 
You can use the String.replaceAt function to replace a specified element in a string with a new substring (new element). The String.subString function can be used to return a substring out of a given string.
 
The mandatory string parameter can be any string containing one or more of any combination of characters and white spaces.
 
The mandatory oldSubString parameter can be any string containing one or more of any combination of characters and white spaces.
 
The mandatory newSubString parameter can be any string containing zero or more of any combination of characters and white spaces. This parameter can also be the empty string.
 
Code for ReplaceExample.wml
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<!DOCTYPE wml PUBLIC "-//WAPFORUM//DTD WML 1.1//EN"
"http://www.WAPforum.org/DTD/wml_1.1.xml">
<wml>

<card id="card1">
   <p>
   replace example
   </p>
   <do type="accept">
      <go href="ReplaceExample.wmls#findreplace()" />
   </do>
</card>

<card id="card2">
<p>
   string = $(oldstring)
   <br />
   old substring = $(oldsubstr)
   <br />
   new substring = $(newsubstr)
   <br />
   new string = $(newstring)
</p>
</card>

</wml>

 
Code for ReplaceExample.wmls
extern function findreplace()
{
   var oldstr = Dialogs.prompt("Enter a string", "Hello wired world!");
   var oldsub = Dialogs.prompt("Enter old substring", "wired");
   var newsub = Dialogs.prompt("Enter new substring", "wireless");
   var newstr = String.replace(oldstr, oldsub, newsub);
   WMLBrowser.setVar("oldstring", oldstr);
   WMLBrowser.setVar("oldsubstr", oldsub);
   WMLBrowser.setVar("newsubstr", newsub);
   WMLBrowser.setVar("newstring", newstr);
   WMLBrowser.go("ReplaceExample.wml#card2");
};


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