If it equals?
kee at kagi.com
Thu Aug 22 13:19:01 CDT 2002
>This is the most efficient way but you could use a repeat loop do go
>through each line of the file. Use open file and read from file to
>get the data into a variable then loop through each line comparing
>the entered name to the login name. If you only had one name per
>line then the loop might look like this:
>repeat i = 1 to the number of lines in myFile
> if loginname is equal to line i of myFile then
> -- the login name exists
> -- do stuff here
> exit repeat
> end if
>Hopefully this will get you started.
My favorite method is to put a return at the top of the file and then see if
return & <the name> & return is in the file
No need to know which line, just if it is there (assuming you do not
also store a password in the file and need to verify that).
>> I am trying to make a easy Log-In system. I have a big list of
>>Names in a Text file. What I want it to do,
>>when you enter your name to Log-In, it will check the text file to
>>make sure that name is in the Text File, if
>>not, it won't let you log in. I don't know how to come about on
>>doing this. Any ideas how to do this? Thanks!
>> - Josh Dye
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