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index - return the index of an item in an array


Synopsis

indexnumber = index(somearray, someitem)


Description

index will return the index of the item someitem from the array somearray. -1 is returned if someitem isn't in the somearray. someitem can be a float, string or pfield-handle data type, and somearray can be a mixture of any of these data types. index counts array items starting at 0.


Arguments

somearray
the array to be checked for someitem

someitem
The item to find the index for in somearray the first, or


RETURN VALUE

Returns -1 if sometime is not found in somearray, otherwise the index (starting at 0) of sometime will be returned/


Examples

After parsing he following scorefile segment:

   list = { 1, 2, "three", 4 }
   val = index(list, 2)
val will be set to 1.


See Also

Minc, len, stringify, type