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ListIndex ( list ; string ; matchcase )

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Seaches a list and returns the indexnumber if found

Sample Input:
ListIndex ( "John¶Paul¶George¶Ringo" ; "ringo" ; False )
Sample Output:
4


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Description:

Searches a Return delimited list 'list' for the occurrance of the given value.
Returns the 1-based indexnumber if found, 0 if value is not in the list.

Syntax: ListIndex ( list ; value ; matchcase )

In: list - the return delimited list to search
string - the string to look for in the item
matchcase - if True, the list is searched Case Sensitive
if False, a Case Insensitive search is performed

Return type: Number

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list has become a reserved word in FMP13 and can no longer be used as param

Peter Sijmons, Leiden
March 10, 2014 1:21am

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