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13 Nov 2011   Updated: 13 Nov 2011   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 3   Popularity: 2.34
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This article presents an improved method to display a definition for an abbreviation or initialism whenever the user hovers over the abbreviation or initialism.

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Regular Expressions
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\S does not / did not work on all versions of RegExp on Microsoft JScript / VBScript (sorry to be vague - I just recall having to avoid it because it was flakey). Instead you could try Start([.|\n]*)End (match everything except newline and newline)Update: Checked some old code: I could...
Programming Languages
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It is much easier (and cleaner) to test for success than to test for failure.Viz:if ( condition1 // Note: Test for success, not for fail && condition2 // Will be short-circuited if condition1 fails && condition3 // Will be short-circuited if condition1 or condition 2...
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You can simplify the replacement by not translating the strings to numbers as all array subscripts are treated as strings, and by representing '{' and '}' as more user-friendly substitutions (e.g. {{} and {}}) rather than {-1} and {-2} which can be pre-populated into the replacements array....

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