string.listFilter()

This function creates a new string list that returns all entries from an string list that match the given filter.

string.listFilter( filter=function, delimiter=string, includeEmptyFields=boolean, multiCharacterDelimiter=boolean, parallel=boolean, maxThreads=number )

Returns: String

Argument Description
filter
function, required

function/closure that implements the following constructor [function(any value, numeric index,string list, string delimiter):boolean].

Alias: closure, function, callback

delimiter
string, optional

delimiter used to separate the string list

includeEmptyFields
boolean, optional

include empty fields or not

multiCharacterDelimiter
boolean, optional

specifying whether the delimiters parameter specifies a multi-character delimiter. If this parameter is true, the delimiters parameter must specify a single delimiter consisting of multiple characters. This parameter enables the ListToArray function to convert a list such as the following to an array of color names: red:|orange:|yellow:|green:|blue:|indigo:|violet.

parallel
boolean, optional

execute closures parallel

maxThreads
number, optional

maximum number of threads executed, ignored when argument "parallel" is set to false

Examples

listVal = "one,two,three,four,five";
	res = listVal.listFilter(
	function(elem,ind){
		if(elem != "three"){
			return true;
		}
		return false;
	});
	writeDump(res);

See also