I had a question, which is not related to the topic.
I was trying to extract name of instance from layout XL, and every instnace has a " | " in starting eg. "|M1". Now when i was trying to save the name as inst~>name, it saves as " "|M1" ", i.e with quotation. Is there a way to convert this string to symbol. i need just |M1.
i had a case where the inst name was " "|M1.1" " also.
If it is not related to the topic, you should really
create a new thread (as the Forum Guidelines tell you to do). So I split it into a new thread to avoid confusion.
don't understand - are you saying that the instance names have embedded
quotation marks? That sounds very odd, and I've not seen that before.
You can of course convert a string to a symbol (e.g. with stringToSymbol() ), but I somehow doubt you really want to do that.