listIndex

Syntax

float listIndex(stringList, searchString)

Parameters

Returns

Returns index of first occurrence of searchString.

Description

This function returns the index of the first occurrence of the searchString in the stringList or -1 if it is not found. Optional: leading or trailing * in searchString are used as wildcard.

Note.1: Indices are 0 - based.

Note: String lists are a series of strings stored inside one string. The elements are separated by a semicolon (";"). Each item must be followed by a semicolon, also the last one! The data type is "string", thus it is not an array as used in other scripting languages.

Related

Examples

listIndex("rule;your;city;","city")
# result = 2

listIndex("rule;your;city;","*y")
# result = 2

listIndex("rule;your;city;","*y*")
# result = 1   

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