looking for a smart approach to "sort" an array
J. Landman Gay
jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sat May 6 20:08:29 CEST 2017
On 5/6/17 12:10 PM, Jim Lambert via use-livecode wrote:
> Set the tabstops to a number greater than the width of the field.
> Set the itemdelimter to tab.
> Then put the OtherData of each line into the second item of each line.
> As long as there’s no horizontal scrollbar on the field the user will never see the OtherData.
> Getting item 2 of the hilitedline will always give you the corresponding OtherData for the word the user has selected.
I've done this often, it's a nice clean solution. And now that we can
set tabstops to 0, the second item won't be visible whether there's a
horizontal scrollbar or not.
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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