pete at lcsql.com
Sat Jun 16 10:34:46 CDT 2012
Wondering why rarray is passed by reference?
On Jun 15, 2012 8:21 PM, "Dick Kriesel" <dick.kriesel at mail.com> wrote:
> On Jun 15, 2012, at 3:21 PM, Bob Sneidar wrote:
> > Hi all.
> > I am wondering if anyone has developed an Array Filter procedure that
> would give me all the rows of an array matching a certain criteria? For
> instance, let's say I wanted all the rows whose key "name" contained "bob"
> and have it returned as an array of the same structure containing only
> those records?
> > If not I am going to have to write one.
> > Bob
> Hi, Bob. Here's an example for a simple array. Put it into a script and
> run "test1" from the message box.
> Does it work for you?
> -- Dick
> function subarrayForNameContainsString @rArray, pString
> local tArray
> repeat for each key tKey in rArray
> if rArray[ tKey ][ "name" ] contains pString then
> put rArray[ tKey ] into tArray[ tKey ]
> end if
> end repeat
> return tArray
> end subarrayForNameContainsString
> on test1
> local tArray, tSubarray
> put "Betty" into tArray[ 123 ][ "name" ]
> put "Bob" into tArray[ 234 ][ "name" ]
> put "carpenter" into tArray[ 234 ][ "occupation" ]
> put subarrayForNameContainsString( tArray, "Bob" ) into tSubarray
> end test1
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