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List.IndexOfFirstValueMatching

Finds index of first value matching value.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
List 10.2 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "List.IndexOfFirstValueMatching"; List; Operator { ; Value; Mode } )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example Flags
List The list to process. "Hello" ¶ "" ¶ "World"
Operator The compare operator.
Can be =, !=, <, >, <=, >=, ≤, ≥ or ≠.
"≥"
Value The value to compare. "Test" Optional
Mode Available in MBS FileMaker Plugin 10.3 or newer.
Pass 1 for numeric comparison.
Default is 0 for text comparison.
0 Optional

Result

Returns number or error.

Description

Finds index of first value matching value.
This uses text comparison!

Examples

Find the value =2:

MBS( "List.IndexOfFirstValueMatching"; "1¶2¶3¶4"; "="; 2 )

Example result: 1

Find the value ≥3

MBS( "List.IndexOfFirstValueMatching"; "1¶2¶3¶4"; ">="; 3 )

Example result: 2

Find hello as prefix:

MBS( "List.IndexOfFirstValueMatching"; "test¶hello_123¶audi 34"; "prefix"; "hello" )

Example result: 1

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Release notes

Created 5th April 2020, last changed 28th August 2020


List.HasValue   -   List.InsertValue

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