Collapse (?) An Array?
scott at tactilemedia.com
Thu Sep 1 10:10:26 EDT 2011
Recently, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> The delete is fine; the problem is in the display of the results.
> If you use:
> put theArray &"*"&theArray &"*"& theArray
> ...you'll get the empty entry for theArray. The variable theArray
> still exists, but there's nothing in that slot.
Yes, this is the problem. I'm storing data in array form in custom
properties, and my problem is after a delete, the remaining elements of the
array are not reordered.
> Building the output from the keys of the array will get what you want:
> put the keys of theArray into tKeys
> sort lines of tKeys -- if the order is important
> repeat for each line tKey in tKeys
> put "*"& theArray[tKey] after tResult
> end repeat
> put tResult
>From what you're saying, it sounds like I need to put the remaining elements
of the array into a temporary variable and then replace the original array.
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