dealing w/ multidimensional arrays

Ken Ray kray at
Sun Oct 13 21:09:00 CDT 2002

You can access them by getting the "keys" of the array. For example:

  get the keys of myArr

Would return a multiline result:

  type 1,color red
  type 1,color blue
  type 2,color red
  type 2,color blue

Does this help you at all?

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alex Rice" <alex at>
To: <use-revolution at>
Sent: Sunday, October 13, 2002 8:36 PM
Subject: dealing w/ multidimensional arrays

> It seems that Rev only simulates support for multidimensional arrays by 
> concatenating the key together for you. It makes creating 
> multidimensional arrays easy.  That's great but how do you get the data 
> out, unless you know the entire concatenated array key before hand? And 
> how likely is that? Do I have to use regular expressions to match my 
> "multidimensional" array keys to access my data?
> Illustrating my problem
> put "x" into myArr["type 1", "color red"]
> put "y" into myArr["type 1", "color blue"]
> put "z" into myArr["type 2", "color red"]
> put "a" into myArr["type 2", "color blue"]
> -- oops can't do this:
> put myArr["type 1"] into myArrayOfTypeOneObjects
> Am I missing something here, or is the multidimensional array support 
> only really during the creation of array keys, and not for accessing 
> them?
> Alex Rice, Software Developer
> Architectural Research Consultants, Inc.
> alrice at
> alex_rice at
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