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ListColumnValue ( Value ; NumberOfColumn ; ColumnSeparator ; RowSeparator )

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Koji Takeuchi, Splash, Inc.
http://www.splash.jp/

Get return-separated value of specified column in Value. Like List function for multi-column array.

Sample Input:
ListColumnValue ( "George Harrison¶John Lennon¶Paul McCartney¶Ringo Starr" ; 2 ; " " ; ¶ )
Sample Output:
"Harrison¶Lennon¶McCartney¶Starr"


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ListColumnValue ( Value ; NumberOfColumn ; ColumnSeparator ; RowSeparator )
2012.09.22, Koji Takeuchi <takeuchi@nemoux.com>


description:
Get return-separated value of specified column in Value.
Like List function for multi-column array.
ex1.
$$Array = "George Harrison¶John Lennon¶Paul McCartney¶Ringo Starr"

ListColumnValue ( $$Array ; 2 ; " " ; ¶ )
= "Harrison¶Lennon¶McCartney¶Starr"
ex2.
$$Array = "George,Harrison,Lead Guitar,Gretch¶John,Lennon,Rhythm Guitar,Rickenbacker¶Paul,McCartney,Bass,Hofner¶Ringo,Starr,Drums,Ladwig"

ListColumnValue ( $$Array ; 3 ; "," ; ¶ )
= "Lead Guitar¶Rhythm Guitar¶Bass¶Drums"
ex3.
$$Array = "George,Harrison,Lead Guitar,Gretch¶John,Lennon,Rhythm Guitar,Rickenbacker¶Paul,McCartney,Bass,Hofner¶Ringo,Starr,Drums,Ladwig"

ListColumnValue ( $$Array ; 3 ; "" ; "" )
= "Lead Guitar¶Rhythm Guitar¶Bass¶Drums"
// If you don't specify ColumnSeparator or RowSeparator, "," and "¶" are used by default.

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