array: can it be returned by a function?
dsc at swcp.com
Mon Nov 25 21:39:01 EST 2002
On Monday, November 25, 2002, at 07:01 PM, Oliver Hardt wrote:
> -- this function gets a tab-separated list of
> -- values (ppData) and a tab-separated list of
> -- keys (ppKeys). then an array is filled up
> -- with the ppData values and returned
> function gF_LoadPPRec pData,pKeys
> put empty into lPPArray
> set the itemDelimiter to tab
> repeat with i = 1 to the number of items of pKeys
> put item i of pData into lPPArray[(item i of pKeys)]
> end repeat
> return lPPArray
> end gF_LoadPPRec
put gF_LoadPPRec(("abc" & tab & "xyz"), ("A" & tab & "B")) into
put theArray["A"] && theArray["B"] into field "Report"
Works for me. Well, in that trivial case.
Just learning the power of arrays
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