which is faster for searching?

Magicgate Software - Skip Kimpel skip at magicgate.com
Tue Jun 17 21:46:37 EDT 2014

Yes, my 500,000 lines of text are about 2000 characters long and has
multiple criteria applied against it.  The text file that it is analyzing
is about 200MB.  I am very happy with "a couple of seconds."  :)

On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 8:59 PM, Kay C Lan <lan.kc.macmail at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 4:18 AM, Peter Haworth <pete at lcsql.com> wrote:
> > I put 500,000 lines...
> > The repeat loop took 153 ms and the filter took 38ms.
> That's more like it. Skip's 'just a couple of seconds' must have been
> for some extremely long lines of difficult data with some very
> convoluted search criteria. For me, repeat for each has always been a
> ms process until I get well into millions of records.
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