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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( "QuickList.IndexOfFirstValueMatching"; ListRef; Operator { ; Value; Mode } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
ListRef The reference to the list returned from QuickList.New function. $List
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


Returns number or error.


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


Find index of first value ≥4:

list = MBS( "QuickList.New"; "1¶2¶3¶4");
count = MBS( "QuickList.IndexOfFirstValueMatching"; list; "≥"; 4 );
r = MBS("QuickList.Free"; list)];

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Created 5th April 2020, last changed 23th June 2020

QuickList.HasValue   -   QuickList.InsertValue

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