Search Function

Searches a list of strings for one or more items supplied in argument 1 for the item(s) supplied in argument 2. Function returns a real array of length equal to the length of argument 2. The return value is an array of reals.


Number Type Compulsory Default Description
1 string array Yes List to search
2 string Yes Items to search in list
3 string No Options

Argument 1

List to search.

Argument 2

Items to search in list.

Argument 3

Legacy option. Set to 'path' if the items being searched are file system paths. This is to enable case-sensitive searching on systems that use case-sensitive file names.


Return type: real array

Array of indexes into argument 1 for the items found in argument 2. If a string in argument 2 is not found, the return value for that element will be -1.