arrays with merge
ali at runrev.com
Fri Jun 5 05:32:39 EDT 2015
Yes, that is LiveCode 'unquoted literal' mechanism -
It is the same as, for example, (if you have strict compilation off)
*put* tTest & "sdfsdf" -- puts tTestsdfsdf into the message box
When a variable has not been declared, any tokens that are not keywords are
treated as strings.
On 5 June 2015 at 10:26, Terence Heaford <t.heaford at icloud.com> wrote:
> Interestingly it works without quotes around test.
> It does work but should it?
> This suggests the only reason for quotes in array keys is in case you have
> a two word key?
> put merge("SELECT [[tColumns]] FROM '[[tTable]]' [[myArray[test]]]
> [[tSortOrder]]") into tSQL
> All the best
> > On 5 Jun 2015, at 10:13, Ali Lloyd <ali at runrev.com> wrote:
> > put merge("SELECT [[tColumns]] FROM '[[tTable]]' [[myArray["test"]]]
> > [[tSortOrder]]") into tSQL
> > doesn't work is the double quote around "test". Merge should work fine
> > with arrays (I should know because bug 11274 was one of the first I ever
> > fixed!)
> > You can either use & and quote to build the correct string
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