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  • How to get the Ids only using for...Next,

    Hi


    vWordList= <<%str%
    cat ^01
    dog ^02
    house ^03
    bat ^04
    rat ^05
    mouse ^06
    fish ^07
    %str%

    vCountList = w_count(vWordList,crlf()) ''count the number of words

    FOR i = 1 TO vCountList
    vIds = i+word(vWordList,2,"^")+crlf()

    ui_msg_box("test",""+vIds)
    NEXT i
    How can I get only Ids from the vWordList value?
    This is my result, see attachment.

    for next result.jpg

  • #2
    Re: How to get the Ids only using for...Next,

    Code:
    vWordList= <<%str%
    cat ^01
    dog ^02
    house ^03
    bat ^04 
    rat ^05
    mouse ^06
    fish ^07
    %str% 
    
    'vCountList = w_count(vWordList,crlf())	 ''count the number of words
    
    FOR EACH foo in vWordList				
    	vIds = vIds + crlf() + word(foo, 2, "^")
    NEXT	
    
    vIds = remove_blank_lines(vIds)		'remove blank lines
    ui_msg_Box("test",vIds)
    Andrew

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    • #3
      Re: How to get the Ids only using for...Next,

      Not quite clear on your question, but this is (or some modification thereof) is probably what you need:
      Code:
      dim x as c=""
      vWordList= <<%str%
      cat ^01
      dog ^02
      house ^03
      bat ^04
      rat ^05
      mouse ^06
      fish ^07
      %str%
      
      vCountList = w_count(vWordList,crlf()) ''count the number of words
      
      FOR i = 1 TO vCountList
      x = x+word(word(vWordList,i,crlf()),2,"^")+crlf()
      NEXT i 
      ui_msg_box("test",""+x)

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      • #4
        Re: How to get the Ids only using for...Next,

        Andrew and G

        thank you.
        I'd like to use
        vIds = word(word(vWordList,i,crlf()),2,"^")+crlf()

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        • #5
          Re: How to get the Ids only using for...Next,

          I use this alot getting several record field values from a table delineated (I use double carets - ^^) using table.external_record_content_get() into a variable. When you have one field value of the record, you can get the others with filter_string_smatch(), pulling out one of the other field values of a record using one field value of that record, without having to do a table opening with lookup().

          Code:
           'pretend this list achieved with table.external_record_content_get()
          vWordList= <<%str%      
          cat ^01
          dog ^02
          house ^03
          bat ^04
          rat ^05
          mouse ^06
          fish ^07
          %str%
          
          dim vanimal as C="bat"
          dim vanimal_id as C
          
          vanimal_id=word(filter_string_smatch(vWordList,vanimal+"*",crlf()),2,"^")
          ? vanimal_id
          = "04"
          Mike W
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          "I rebel in at least small things to express to the world that I have not completely surrendered"

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