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getLine ( value ; List1 )

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Timothy Brown, Antidote Solutions
http://www.antidotesolutions.com

returns the line number of a value from a list using a paragraph return as the line delineator

Sample Input:
getLine("c";"a¶b¶c¶d")
Sample Output:
3


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Description:

returns the line number of a value from a list using a paragraph return as the line delineator

I substitute a valuelist for the list parameter

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it

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How is this different than getitemrank

Oreste Schiavone, New York
January 21, 2009 8:36pm

or List.find()

Carreful, getLine( "Orange¶Or" ; "Or" ) give 1
but perhaps is that you want.

I like this one :

ValueCount ( Left ( ¶ & _List & ¶ ;
Position ( ¶ & _List & ¶ ; ¶ & Value & ¶ ; 1 ; 1 )))

You can amenage with three parameters
like this ( _List ; Value ; Choice )

Agnès, Paris
January 22, 2009 12:00pm

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