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Comment: ----------------------------------------------
Comment: wait for enough characters
Comment: ----------------------------------------------
If (Length(findit)>=/:minimum_search)
	Set Variable: "text" = Eval("/:text"&n)
Here we wait for the user input to be at least 'minimum_search' characters long. (The reasons for this were stated above.) We have to check to see if we need to convert the links list entry to lowercase just like we checked above to see if we needed to convert the user's input to lower case.
If (not(/:case_sensitive))
	Comment: ----------------------------------------------
   	Comment: convert our search list to l.c.
   	Comment: ----------------------------------------------
	Set Variable: "input" = text
	Call ("convert_to_lowercase")
	Set Variable: "text" = output
End If
Now we start checking the text itself. But there's no point in checking the text if the text in our link is shorter than what the user has typed in. In that case there's no possible way it could be a match, so we skip it right away...
If (Length(findit)<=Length(text))
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Added: 2000-05-01
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Flashjunkie is a self-professed obsessive addict of life. Due to the highly artistic nature required of an Art Director for an Ad agency, he took up Flash to add some math to his diet
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