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Maps selection of keys from a key list to value list.

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List 11.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "List.MapEntries"; Keys; KeysSelected; Values { ; NoReturnEnding } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
Keys The list of keys.
KeysSelected The keys you got from the list of keys.
Values The list of values to query.
Should have same size as keys list.
NoReturnEnding Available in MBS FileMaker Plugin 13.0 or newer.
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 Optional


Returns list or error.


Maps selection of keys from a key list to value list.
Keys don't need to be unique.


Try it:

MBS( "List.MapEntries"; "1¶2¶3¶4"; "2¶4"; "Hello¶World¶Test¶Other" )

Example result:

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Created 3th June 2021, last changed 9th November 2022

List.InsertValue - List.MatchesPostfix