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Queries index of value in array.

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JSON 9.0 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "JSON.FindValueInArray"; json; find { ; byContent } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
json A JSON text or reference. {"key": "value"}
find A JSON text or reference to find. {"key": "value"}
byContent Compare JSON by content, so number can be found via text.
Default is 0, so type counts first.
1 Optional


Returns index or error.


Queries index of value in array.
Returns zero based index or -1 if not found.

Version 10.0 or newer finds optionally by content, so number can be found via text.


Find value in an array of numbers:

MBS( "JSON.FindValueInArray"; "[5,6,7,1,4,3,7]"; 3)

Example result: 5

Find text:

MBS( "JSON.FindValueInArray"; "[\"Hello\", \"World\", \"Test\"]"; "\"World\"")

Example result: 1

Find objects:

MBS( "JSON.FindValueInArray"; "[{\"Hello\":123}, {\"World\":234}, {\"Test\":345}]"; "{\"World\":234}")

Example result: 1

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Created 14th December 2018, last changed 10th January 2020

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