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Hi all,

I was trying to enumerate elements of an array using enum. Can't get past this simple yet confusing error.

Smarter ways to enumerate arrays or other elements are welcome.

Global $x=InputBox("Input lista da controllare","Numero lista");how large the list is
Dim $Lista[$x]
For $z=1 To $x
Enum $Lista[$z]
ConsoleWrite($Lista[$z])
Next

Error is

(4,13) : ERROR: syntax error

Enum $Lista[

~~~~~~~~~~~^

Thanks in advance.


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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

I use this Function I created >> but in your case you might need to look at ReDim.

#include <Array.au3>

Global $aArray_1[5]
_EnumArray($aArray_1, 0, 1)
_ArrayDisplay($aArray_1)

Global Enum $iExample_1, $iExample_2, $iExample_3
Global $aArray_2[5]

For $A = 1 To 3
MsgBox(64, "Enum", Eval("iExample_" & $A))
Next
_EnumArray($aArray_2, 3, 0)
_ArrayDisplay($aArray_2)

Func _EnumArray(ByRef $aArray, $iBefore = 3, $iStart = 1) ; Array, number of Enum items before, where to start counting from.
$iStart = $iBefore + $iStart
For $A = 0 To UBound($aArray, 1) - 1
$aArray[$A] = $iStart
$iStart += 1
Next
EndFunc ;==>_EnumArray
Edited by guinness

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That's a lot of code to explain that Enum only works with normal $variable names and is not intended to be used with $array[element]'s name format. :mellow:


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I use this Function I created >> but in your case you might need to look at ReDim.

#include <Array.au3>
 
Global $aArray_1[5]
_EnumArray($aArray_1, 0, 1)
_ArrayDisplay($aArray_1)
 
Global Enum $iExample_1, $iExample_2, $iExample_3
Global $aArray_2[5]
 
For $A = 1 To 3
MsgBox(64, "Enum", Eval("iExample_" & $A))
Next
_EnumArray($aArray_2, 3, 0)
_ArrayDisplay($aArray_2)
 
Func _EnumArray(ByRef $aArray, $iBefore = 3, $iStart = 1) ; Array, number of Enum items before, where to start counting from.
$iStart = $iBefore + $iStart
For $A = 0 To UBound($aArray, 1) - 1
$aArray[$A] = $iStart
$iStart += 1
Next
EndFunc ;==>_EnumArray

Thanks, i'll look into it.

That's a lot of code to explain that Enum only works with normal $variable names and is not intended to be used with $array[element]'s name format. :mellow:

Thanks for being short and clear, that's what i wanted to see. Then i'll rearrange it to do the work in another way

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#5 ·  Posted (edited)

I use that exact same Function in the program SciTE Jump for the language menu, so even though Enum doesn't work with arrays (as iEvKI3gv9Wrkd41u put it) it's still a plausible work around. Just download the program in my signature and you'll see how I've implemented it for a 25 element array.

That's a lot of code to explain that Enum only works with normal $variable names.

I thought this was obvious & didn't need explaining. Edited by guinness

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Personal (out of the hat) check list:

1) redirect to manual. (manual did not allow for that)

2) manual fix misconception. ("Enum $Lista[$v]")

3) show manual workaround. (already provided)

:mellow:


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