which is faster for searching?

jbv at souslelogo.com jbv at souslelogo.com
Tue Jun 17 10:38:33 EDT 2014


Larry,

"repeat for each line..." is definitely faster

and

   repeat for each line j in myVar
      if j contains myText then
      end if
   end repeat

should be pretty fast.

jbv


> I have a large variable containing about 3000 lines of data - each line
> about 100 characters.
>
> I want to search through the variable and find all the lines that contain
> a specified string
>
> Should I use (repeatedly) "lineoffset...", or should I use "repeat for
> each line..."  or maybe some other faster way?
>
> Or with only 3000 lines of data, does it even matter?
>
> TIA
> Larry
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