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Guillotin ( Victim )

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Christoph Kaufmann,

Removes the first value of a list

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Guillotin ( "Head¶Chest¶Legs" )
Sample Output:

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Whenever you have a list of values in a variable and need to go through them in a loop, you can always use getvalue ( $list ; 1 ) and use the Guillotin function afterwards to shorten the list. Don't forget to exit the loop if ( isempty ( $list )

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The result is not as documented. RightValues () will append a ¶.

Guillotin ( "Head¶Chest¶Legs" ) = "Chest¶Legs¶"

Fabrice Nordmann, Brussels
February 10, 2015 8:58am

Thank you for the hint, the documentation ist adapted.

Christoph Kaufmann, Zollikofen, Switzerland
February 10, 2015 10:14am

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