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harlowe:append [2017/10/09 20:39]
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 +**(append: // ...[[harlowe:​HookName|HookName]] or [[harlowe:​String|String]]//​) -> //​[[harlowe:​Changer|Changer]]//​**
  
 +A variation of [[harlowe:​replace|(replace:​)]] which adds the attached hook's contents to
 +the end of each target, rather than replacing it entirely.
 +
 +=== Example usage: ===
 +
 +  * ''​%%(append:​ "​Emily",​ "​Em"​)[,​ my maid]%%''​ adds ", my maid " to the end of every occurrence of "​Emily"​ or "​Em"​.
 +  * ''​%%(append:​ ?dress)[ from happier days]%%''​ adds " from happier days" to the end of the ''​%%|dress>​%%''​ hook.
 +
 +=== Rationale: ===
 +
 +As this is a variation of [[harlowe:​replace|(replace:​)]],​ the rationale for this macro can be found in
 +that macro'​s description. This provides the ability to append content to a target, building up
 +text or amending it with an extra sentence or word, changing or revealing a deeper meaning.
 +
 +=== See also: ===
 +
 +[[harlowe:​replace|(replace:​)]],​ [[harlowe:​prepend|(prepend:​)]]
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