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List.SubList

Returns a part of the list.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
List 7.5 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

MBS( "List.SubList"; List; Index; Count { ; NoReturnEnding } )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
List The list to process. "Hello" ¶ "" ¶ "World"
Index The zero based index where to start.
Or in other words: How many entries to skip.
3
Count How many entries to copy.
If negative, we pick the other items left.
5
NoReturnEnding Optional
Pass 1 to have no extra newline character on the end of the returned list. Default is 0 to include one to easily concat lists.
1

Result

Returns OK or error.

Description

Returns a part of the list.

Examples

Get first item:

MBS( "List.SubList"; "Hello"; 0; 1; 1)

Example result: "Hello"

Get all items:

MBS( "List.SubList"; "a¶b¶c¶d¶e"; 0; -1)

Example result:
"a
b
c
d
e
"

Get 2 items starting at offset 2:

MBS( "List.SubList"; "a¶b¶c¶d¶e"; 2; 2)

Example result:
"c
d
"


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