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Removing duplicates from a ListView?

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Aye guys, I have a basic script that gathers random words and phrases. It navigates to a site that generates em', and pulls the words and phrases off, then adds them to a listview. Some words and phrases are duplicates, so is there a way to remove the duplicates , so that there is basically only one of each? Thanks.


Script to Help a little :

Func start()
    While $running
            $ma = _INetGetSource('***The URL***') ; Don't worry why it's _INetGetSource, that is just the way you can get them. It works trust me.
            _GUICtrlStatusBar_SetText($StatusBar1,'Items Aquired : ' & _GUICtrlListBox_GetCount($words))
Edited by Gui

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A simple way that springs to mind would be to use _GUICtrlListView_GetItemCount and _GUICtrlListView_GetItemText to get the current contents of the ListView into an array. Then either add the new data and use _ArrayUnique to remove an eventual duplicate, or use _ArraySearch to find a matches before adding the new data. The only drawback would be the size of the array in memory, but you could always Dim and ReDim the array to reduce its size between fetches - depending on the time interval. If the interval is very short, your ListView is going to get to a fair size pretty quickly anyway. :)


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:


ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area


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