Q on Accessing multi-dimension arrays.

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Thu Apr 26 14:58:23 EDT 2018


I had no clue you could do that!  Thank you!

On Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 8:43 AM, Brian Milby via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> on mouseUp
>    put "answer" into tA["firstkey"]["secondkey"]
>    put "firstkey" into tPath[1]
>    put "secondkey" into tPath[2]
>    put tA[tPath]
> end mouseUp
>
> On Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 9:16 AM, Alex Tweedly via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>
> >
> > I have a (vague) memory that there is some way to do this ... but can't
> > remember and haven't had any luck searching for it ....
> >
> >
> > I have a multi-dimension array, say created by
> >
> > put "answer" into tArray["firstkey"]["secondkey"]
> >
> > Is there some way or format to specify the array elements using the
> "path"
> > of the keys, rather than each one at its own level) ?
> >
> > i.e. something like (but obviously not exactly)
> >
> >   put tArray["firstkey,secondkey"]
> >
> > where each item/part of the key is interpreted s the next level in the
> > multi-dimension.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Alex.
> >
> >
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