Stop adding rows based on what the row text contains

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  • #3994

    James Goode

    I have a way of working this problem out. I just don’t know how to implement it.
    (I apologise for the amount of posts but this is very frustrating!!)
    All I need is the ability to stop counting the lines based on what one of the rows contains.
    Is there a function that will do what I want it to?

    The row that I don’t want to include starts with “EF_25” which is what I should be able to use to identify it but I just don’t know the line/s of script that will help me achieve it.

    DIM sarray[]
    var = ""
    ! file in the library, containing parameter data
    filename = "ProjectNotes.txt"
    ch1 = OPEN ("text", filename, "MODE=RO, LIBRARY")
    i = 1
    j = 1
    sarray[x1] = ""
    for z = 1 to x1
        n = INPUT (ch1, y, 1, var)
            sarray[j] = var
            j = j + 1
             i = i + 1
    next z
    CLOSE ch1
    ! parameter popup with strings read from the file
    VALUES "RefNote" sarray
    x1 = vardim1(sarray)

    Thank you.

  • #4001

    Péter Baksa


    This will force the for loop to end:
    if strsub(var, 1, 5) = "EF_25" then z = x1

    Péter Baksa
    Software Engineer, Library Team

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