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QuickList.DeCombine

Picks elements from each line in a list.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK License
List 7.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes Paid
MBS( "QuickList.DeCombine"; ListRef; ColumnDelimiter; StartColumn; EndColumn { ; ReturnNewList; NoReturnEnding } )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example Flags
ListRef The reference to the list returned from QuickList.New function. $List
ColumnDelimiter The delimiter between colums.
This is also used in result.
"|"
StartColumn Index of column to start.
First is 0.
0
EndColumn Index of column to end.
First is 0. If you only want one column, please pass same value for start and end column.
0
ReturnNewList Pass 1 to return result as new QuickList. This new list must be freed later using QuickList.Free function. Pass 0 (Default) to return a text list. 0 Optional
NoReturnEnding If you passed 0 for ReturnNewList, decides about new list:
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

Result

Returns new list or error.

Description

Picks elements from each line in a list.
This function combines values from a list by picking only given columns.

Examples

Sort a list column:

Set Variable [ $List ; Value: "65412|Schreiber|Klaus|459oz8235" & ¶ & "76542|Abraham|Hermmann|38957zf" & ¶ & "85112|Behrens|Robert|489748hj" ]
Set Variable [ $QuickList1 ; Value: MBS( "QuickList.New"; $list ) ]
#
Set Variable [ $QuickList2 ; Value: MBS( "QuickList.DeCombine"; $QuickList1; "|"; 1 /* StartColumn*/; 1 /* EndColumn */; 1 /* New List*/ ) ]
Set Variable [ $List2 ; Value: MBS( "QuickList.GetList"; $QuickList2) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "QuickList.SortWith"; $QuickList2; 1; $QuickList1 ) ]
Set Variable [ $List1 ; Value: MBS( "QuickList.GetList"; $QuickList1) ]
#
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "QuickList.Free"; $QuickList1 ) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "QuickList.Free"; $QuickList2 ) ]

See also

Release notes

  • Version 12.3
    • Fixed List.DeCombine and QuickList.DeCombine to handle the ReturnNewline parameter correctly.
  • Version 7.5

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Created 29th September 2017, last changed 21st December 2018


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