rcozens at pon.net
Wed Aug 4 10:50:35 EDT 2004
> switch (Text) contains
> case "ballast"
> put "no cargo" into fld "e4"
> case "bulk"
> put "oil bunkers" into fld "e5"
> put "general cargo" into fld "e6"
> end switch
>The above is a simple switch where (Text) is more than one word and I am
>looking to see if that list of words contains one particular word. I have
>tried every possible permutation of this and can't find the simple answer.
>Maybe I have to do like in MySQL and put ? Before and after my search word
>although that is particular for MySQL.
>What is the easiest way to do this (other than three separate if statements)
>-- I would like to get the switch working with a "contains" search.
I understood Text to contain only the text in the case definitions.
If there is other text in Text as well, how about:
case (Text) contains"ballast"
put "no cargo" into fld "e4"
case (Text) contains"bulk"
put "oil bunkers" into fld "e5"
put "general cargo" into fld "e6"
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