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is there fast and nice way to clear array? (clear all elements and probably free some memory....)

i can loop to delete element until end but i look for more elegant way :)

maybe delete and recreate array (if possible didnt find this option)

thanks!

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hezi,

Just redeclare the array and it is emptied for you: :)

#include <Array.au3>

Global $aArray[3] = [1, 2, 3]

_ArrayDisplay($aArray)

Global $aArray[3]

_ArrayDisplay($aArray)

If you want to get rid of the array completely, just declare it as a simple variable - $aArray = 0. ;)

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Cool !

thanks for quick reply!

Thanks Melba23

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Another approach that will pass the Au3Check with advanced parameters >>

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Au3Check_Parameters=-d -w 1 -w 2 -w 3 -w 4 -w 5 -w 6 -w 7
#include <Array.au3>

Global $aArray[3] = [1, 2, 3]
Global $aBackup[UBound($aArray)] ; Create a blank array.

_ArrayDisplay($aArray)

$aArray = $aBackup

_ArrayDisplay($aArray)

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Updated: 04/09/2015

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Or another way is this >>

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Au3Check_Parameters=-d -w 1 -w 2 -w 3 -w 4 -w 5 -w 6 -w 7
#include <Array.au3>

Global $a1D[5] = [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

_ArrayDisplay($a1D)

_ArrayClear($a1D)

_ArrayDisplay($a1D)

Func _ArrayClear(ByRef $aArray)
    Local $iCols = UBound($aArray, 2)
    Local $iDim = UBound($aArray, 0)
    Local $iRows = UBound($aArray, 1)
    If $iDim = 1 Then
        Local $aArray1D[$iRows]
        $aArray = $aArray1D
    Else
        Local $aArray2D[$iRows][$iCols]
        $aArray = $aArray2D
    EndIf
EndFunc   ;==>_ArrayClear

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Updated: 04/09/2015

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thanks guinness!

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You can combine any of the following values: ; $iAlgorithm = 0 - alphabetical (lexical - applies to all items including numbers) ; $iAlgorithm = 1 - descending (applies to sorted items only) ; $iAlgorithm = 2 - numeric (applies to numbers only) ; $iAlgorithm = 4 - alphanumeric (applies to all items - overrides flag 2) ; $iAlgorithm = 256 - sort decimal strings by magnitude (combine with flags 2 and 4) ; $iAlgorithm = 512 - maintain original sequence of non-numeric items (only applies to flag 2) ; You can combine the various flags using BitOR() or you can also add them together. ; When sorting with flag 2, numbers always appear before unsorted items. ; When sorting with flag 4, numbers appear before non-numeric items in ascending order. ; Flag 256 will be ignored if not combined with flags 2 or 4. ; Flag 512 will be ignored if not combined with flag 2. ; ----------------------------------------------------------- ; Optional start sub-indeces; $1, $2, $3, $4, $5, $6, $7, $8 and $9; work as follows: ; In the explicit dimension the start index should be less than $iEnd. ; In all other dimensions start values also represent end values. [range = 1, not multi-regional within XD] ; This function works for arrays of up to nine dimensions. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func _ArraySortXD(ByRef $aArray, $iDimension = 1, $iAlgorithm = 0, $iEnd = -1, $1 = 0, $2 = 0, $3 = 0, $4 = 0, $5 = 0, $6 = 0, $7 = 0, $8 = 0, $9 = 0) If Not IsArray($aArray) Then Return SetError(1) ; $aArray must be an array Local $aBound = __GetBounds($aArray) ; get the bounds of the array If @error Then Return SetError(2) ; $aArray must contain more than zero elements $iDimension = ($iDimension = Default) ? 1 : Int($iDimension) If $iDimension > $aBound[0] Or $iDimension < 1 Then Return SetError(3) ; dimension limit exceeded Local $aParam = [$aBound[0], $1, $2, $3, $4, $5, $6, $7, $8, $9] ; [$aParam can be oversized] For $i = 1 To $aBound[0] $aParam[$i] = ($aParam[$i] = Default) ? 0 : Int($aParam[$i]) If $aParam[$i] < 0 Or $aParam[$i] >= $aBound[$i] Then Return SetError(4) ; out of range start parameter was detected Next $iEnd = ($iEnd = -1 Or $iEnd = Default) ? $aBound[$iDimension] - 1 : Int($iEnd) Local $iStart = $aParam[$iDimension] If $iEnd <= $iStart Or $iEnd >= $aBound[$iDimension] Then Return SetError(5) ; meaningless $iEnd value $iAlgorithm = ($iAlgorithm = Default) ? 0 : Int($iAlgorithm) If BitAND(0xFFFFFCF8, $iAlgorithm) Then Return SetError(6) ; meaningless $iAlgorithm ; determine the type of algorithm Local $bNumeric = BitAND($iAlgorithm, 2) Or BitAND($iAlgorithm, 4), _ $bAlpha = BitAND($iAlgorithm, 4) Or Not $bNumeric, _ $bDecimals = $bNumeric And BitAND($iAlgorithm, 256), _ $bSequential = BitAND($iAlgorithm, 512) And BitAND($iAlgorithm, 2) And Not $bAlpha, _ $bReverse = Mod($iAlgorithm, 2) <> 0 Local $aTrac, $aVector, $iItems = 0 ; to count numeric elements [if needed] If $aBound[0] = 1 Then ; First deal with 1D arrays [optimized for algorithms 0, 2 and 4 without any other flags] If $bNumeric Then ; numeric [1D] If Not ($bDecimals Or $bSequential) Then ; tracking is not needed [conditional may require modification at some point to accomodate new algorithms] $iItems = __Separate1D($aArray, $iStart, $iEnd) ; place numbers before strings __QuickSort1D($aArray, $iStart, $iStart + $iItems - 1, 2) ; sort numbers numerically Else ; employ a track and trace mechanism $aTrac = __CreateTrac($aBound[$iDimension], $iStart, $iEnd) ; instead of sorting the array we will track migrating indeces If $bDecimals Then $aVector = $aArray $iItems = __Separate256($aVector, $aTrac, $iStart, $iEnd) ; [numbers and decimal strings] __QuickSortXD($aVector, $aTrac, $iStart, $iStart + $iItems - 1, 256) ; pretend to sort the array but instead relocate indeces in $aTrac $aVector = '' ; reduce memory usage ASAP Else ; [$bSequential = True] $iItems = __SeparateXD($aArray, $aTrac, $iStart, $iEnd) ; [numbers only] __QuickSortXD($aArray, $aTrac, $iStart, $iStart + $iItems - 1, 2) ; pretend to sort the array but instead relocate indeces in $aTrac EndIf EndIf If $bAlpha Then If $bDecimals Then __QuickSortXD($aArray, $aTrac, $iStart + $iItems, $iEnd, 0) ; sort strings lexically Else __QuickSort1D($aArray, $iStart + $iItems, $iEnd, 0) ; sort strings lexically and finish If $bReverse Then ___Reverse1D($aArray, $iStart, $iEnd) ; descending Return ; finished EndIf ElseIf $bSequential Then __QuickSort1D($aTrac, $iStart + $iItems, $iEnd, 2) ; sort non-numeric element indeces corrupted during separation ElseIf Not $bDecimals Then ; tracking was not used, so we are almost done here If $bReverse Then ___Reverse1D($aArray, $iStart, $iStart + $iItems - 1) ; descending Return ; finished EndIf If $bReverse Then ___Reverse1D($aTrac, $iStart, ($bAlpha ? $iEnd : $iStart + $iItems - 1)) ; reverse indeces in $aTrac __SwapSequence1D($aArray, $aTrac, $iStart, $iEnd) ; similar to the knight's tour problem Else ; lexical [1D] __QuickSort1D($aArray, $iStart, $iEnd, 0) If $bReverse Then ___Reverse1D($aArray, $iStart, $iEnd) ; descending EndIf Else ; multidimensional [XD] $aTrac = __CreateTrac($aBound[$iDimension], $iStart, $iEnd) ; used to track migrating indeces $aVector = __ExtractVector($aArray, $iDimension, $aParam) ; first extract the vector to use for sorting (row or column etc...) ; now come similar arguments as for 1D If $bNumeric Then ; numeric [XD] $iItems = $bDecimals ? __Separate256($aVector, $aTrac, $iStart, $iEnd) : __SeparateXD($aVector, $aTrac, $iStart, $iEnd) __QuickSortXD($aVector, $aTrac, $iStart, $iStart + $iItems - 1, ($bDecimals ? 256 : 2)) ; relocate indeces in $aTrac If $bAlpha Then __QuickSortXD($aVector, $aTrac, $iStart + $iItems, $iEnd, 0) ; sort strings lexically ElseIf $bSequential Then $aVector = '' ; free up memory __QuickSort1D($aTrac, $iStart + $iItems, $iEnd, 2) ; sort non-numeric element indeces corrupted during separation EndIf $aVector = '' ; as above If $bReverse Then ___Reverse1D($aTrac, $iStart, ($bAlpha ? $iEnd : $iStart + $iItems - 1)) Else __QuickSortXD($aVector, $aTrac, $iStart, $iEnd, 0) ; relocate indeces in $aTrac $aVector = '' ; as above If $bReverse Then ___Reverse1D($aTrac, $iStart, $iEnd) ; descending EndIf If $aBound[0] = 2 And $iDimension = 1 Then ; slightly more optimal method ___SwapSequence2D($aArray, $aTrac, $iStart, $iEnd) ; similar to the knight's tour problem Else $aParam = $aBound ; original parameters are no longer needed $aParam[$iDimension] = 1 Local $aRegion = ___NewArray($aParam) ; to store extracted regions For $i = 1 To $aParam[0] $aParam[$i] -= 1 Next Local $sIndices = __HiddenIndices($aBound[0], $iDimension), $fnFloodFill = __FloodFunc()[$aBound[0]], _ $iCurr, $iNext, $sTransfer = '$aSource' & $sIndices ; array syntax ; [now comes the knight's tour in 9 dimensions] ;) For $iInit = $iStart To $iEnd ; initialize each swap sequence If $aTrac[$iInit] <> $iInit Then ; regions will now be overwritten in accordance with tracking information $iCurr = $iInit ; set the current region as the start of the sequence $fnFloodFill($aRegion, $aParam, $iDimension, 0, $iInit, $aArray, $sTransfer) ; extract region $sTransfer = '$aTarget' & $sIndices ; array syntax Do $fnFloodFill($aArray, $aParam, $iDimension, $iCurr, $aTrac[$iCurr], '', $sTransfer) ; overwrite each region in the sequence $iNext = $aTrac[$iCurr] ; get the next index in the sequence $aTrac[$iCurr] = $iCurr ; set to ignore overwritten regions on subsequent encounters $iCurr = $iNext ; follow the trail as far as it goes [index could be higher or lower] Until $aTrac[$iCurr] = $iInit ; all sequences end at this juncture $sTransfer = '$aSource' & $sIndices ; now we know where to put the initial region we copied earlier $fnFloodFill($aArray, $aParam, $iDimension, $iCurr, 0, $aRegion, $sTransfer) $aTrac[$iCurr] = $iCurr ; set to ignore on subsequent encounters [as above] EndIf Next EndIf EndIf EndFunc ;==>_ArraySortXD ; #FUNCTION# =================================================================================================================== ; Name...........: _ArrayTransform ; Description ...: Alters the shape of a multidimensional array without losing data. ; Syntax.........: _ArrayTransform($aArray [, $sShape = Default]) ; Parameters.....; $aArray - The array to modify. ; $sShape - [Optional] String or integer value - output dimension bounds sequence [See Comments] ; Return values .: Success - Returns the transformed array [ByRef]. ; Failure sets @error as follows: ; |@error = 1 The 1st parameter is not a valid array. ; |@error = 2 Bad $sShape parameter. ; Author ........: czardas ; Comments ......: The shape parameter must be a sequence of unique digits: each refering to a different dimension. ; For a 2D array the default shape parameter is '21', and for 3D it is '321' etc... ; The default output sequence transposes the array by reversing the dimension bounds ==> [7][8] becomes [8][7]. ; If you want a different output shape, change the dimension bounds sequence. ; eg. when $sShape = '2431', [1][2][3][4] will become [2][4][3][1] ; This function is limited to arrays of between two and nine dimensions. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func _ArrayTransform(ByRef $aArray, $sShape = Default) ; [default shape = reverse sequence '987654321'] If Not IsArray($aArray) Then Return SetError(1) ; not a valid array. Local $aBound = __GetBounds($aArray) If @error Or $aBound[0] = 1 Or $aBound[0] > 9 Then Return SetError(1) If $sShape = Default Then $sShape = StringRight('987654321', $aBound[0]) If StringLen($sShape) <> $aBound[0] Or Not StringIsDigit($sShape) Then Return SetError(2) ; bad $sShape parameter Local $aTrac = StringSplit($sShape, ''), $sTransfer = '$aSource' For $i = 1 To $aBound[0] If Not StringInStr($sShape, $i) Then Return SetError(2) ; bad $sShape parameter [dimensions must already exist] $sTransfer &= '[$a[' & $aTrac[$i] & ']]' ; default ==> '$aSource[$a[9]][$a[8]][$a[7]][$a[6]][$a[5]] etc...' Next Local $aBoundNew = $aBound __SwapSequence1D($aBoundNew, $aTrac, 1, $aBoundNew[0]) Local $aNewArray = ___NewArray($aBoundNew), $fnFloodFill = __FloodFunc()[$aBound[0]] For $i = 1 To $aBoundNew[0] $aBoundNew[$i] -= 1 Next $fnFloodFill($aNewArray, $aBoundNew, 0, 0, '', $aArray, $sTransfer) $aArray = $aNewArray EndFunc ;==>_ArrayTransform ; #FUNCTION# =================================================================================================================== ; Name...........: _ArrayUniqueXD ; Description ...: Removes duplicate items from an array (or duplicate regions from a multidimensional array). ; Syntax.........: _ArrayUniqueXD($aArray [, $bCaseSense = False [, $iDimension = 1]]) ; Parameters.....; $aArray - The array containing duplicate regions to be removed. ; $bCaseSense - [Optional] Set to true for case sensitive matches. Default value = False ; $iDimension - [Optional] Integer value - the dimension to which uniqueness applies. Default = 1st dimension ; Return values .: Success - Returns the unique array [ByRef]. ; Failure sets @error as follows: ; |@error = 1 The 1st parameter is not an array. ; |@error = 2 The 1st parameter does not contain any elements. ; |@error = 3 The 3rd parameter is not a valid dimension. ; Author ........: czardas ; Comments ......; This function is limited to (medium sized) arrays of up to five dimensions. ; All elements within a region must be duplicated (in juxtaposed positions) before removal takes place. ; Integers of the same magnitude are treated as duplicates regardless of data type. ; This function does not remove regions containing objects, DLLStructs or other arrays. ; Example .......; _ArrayUniqueXD($aArray, Default, 2) ; [$iDimension = 2] ; ==> deletes duplicate COLUMNS from a 2D array ; ============================================================================================================================== Func _ArrayUniqueXD(ByRef $aArray, $bCaseSense = Default, $iDimension = 1) If Not IsArray($aArray) Or UBound($aArray, 0) > 5 Then Return SetError(1) ; not a valid array Local $aBound = __GetBounds($aArray, 5) If @error Then Return SetError(2) ; array contains zero elements $iDimension = ($iDimension = Default) ? 1 : Int($iDimension) If $iDimension < 1 Or $iDimension > $aBound[0] Then Return SetError(3) ; dimension does not exist If $aBound[$iDimension] < 2 Then Return ; the array is already unique For $i = 1 To 5 $aBound[$i] -= 1 ; set the max index in each dimension Next Local $sExpression = '$aArray' ; to access elements at their original indeces For $i = 1 To $aBound[0] If $i <> $iDimension Then $sExpression &= '[$' & $i & ']' ; default expression = '$aArray[$iFrom][$2][$3][$4][$5]' Else $sExpression &= '[$iFrom]' EndIf Next Local $sTransfer = '$aTarget' & __HiddenIndices($aBound[0], $iDimension), _ $fnFloodFill = __FloodFunc()[$aBound[0]], $iDim = $aBound[0], _ ; preserve this value $iItems = 0, $aFunction[1] = [0], $vElement, $iInt, $sName $aBound[0] = $aBound[$iDimension] ; the first loop will run to the bounds of the specified dimension $aBound[$iDimension] = 0 ; whichever loop this relates to must only run once on each encounter If $bCaseSense = Default Then $bCaseSense = False Local $oDictionary = ObjCreate("Scripting.Dictionary") For $iFrom = 0 To $aBound[0] $sName = '' ; clear previous name For $5 = 0 To $aBound[5] For $4 = 0 To $aBound[4] For $3 = 0 To $aBound[3] For $2 = 0 To $aBound[2] For $1 = 0 To $aBound[1] $vElement = Execute($sExpression) ; get the data contained in each element ; use non-hexadecimal characters (other than x) as datatype identifiers and convert the data to hexadecimal where necessary Switch VarGetType($vElement) Case 'String' If Not $bCaseSense Then $vElement = StringUpper($vElement) ; generates a case insensitive name segment $sName &= 's' & StringToBinary($vElement, 4) ; UTF8 [$SB_UTF8] Case 'Int32', 'Int64' ; use decimal without conversion ; the minus sign of a negative integer is replaced with 'g': to distinguish it from the positive value $sName &= ($vElement < 0) ? 'g' & StringTrimLeft($vElement, 1) : 'i' & $vElement Case 'Double' ; may be an integer $iInt = Int($vElement) $sName &= ($vElement = $iInt) ? (($iInt < 0) ? 'g' & StringTrimLeft($iInt, 1) : 'i' & $iInt) : 'h' & Hex($vElement) Case 'Bool' ; True or False $sName &= ($vElement = True) ? 't' : 'v' Case 'Binary' $sName &= 'y' & $vElement Case 'Ptr' $sName &= 'p' & $vElement Case 'Keyword' ; Default or Null (other variable declarations are illegal) $sName &= ($vElement = Default) ? 'w' : 'n' Case 'Function', 'UserFunction' ; string conversion will fail For $k = 1 To $aFunction[0] ; unique functions are stored in a separate array If $vElement = $aFunction[$k] Then ; this function has been encountered previously $sName &= 'u' & $k ContinueLoop 2 EndIf Next $aFunction[0] += 1 If $aFunction[0] > UBound($aFunction) - 1 Then ReDim $aFunction[$aFunction[0] + 10] $aFunction[$aFunction[0]] = $vElement $sName &= 'u' & $aFunction[0] Case Else ; Array, Object, DLLStruct [or Map] $sName = False ; set to ignore ExitLoop 5 EndSwitch Next Next Next Next Next If $sName Then If $oDictionary.Exists($sName) Then ContinueLoop ; this region has been seen previously $oDictionary.Item($sName) ; use $sName as key EndIf ; overwrite the next region (assumes that the first duplicate region will be found quite quickly) If $iDim = 1 Then $aArray[$iItems] = $aArray[$iFrom] Else $fnFloodFill($aArray, $aBound, $iDimension, $iItems, $iFrom, '', $sTransfer) ; access the remote loop region EndIf $iItems += 1 Next $aBound[0] = $iDim ; reset the number of dimensions For $i = 1 To $aBound[0] ; reset the bounds $aBound[$i] += 1 Next $aBound[$iDimension] = $iItems ; new bounds of the explicit dimension __ResetBounds($aArray, $aBound) ; remove the remaining duplicate array regions EndFunc ;==>_ArrayUniqueXD ; #FUNCTION# =================================================================================================================== ; Name...........: _DeleteDimension ; Description ...: Delete dimensions, or a range of dimensions, from a multidimensional array. ; Syntax.........: _DeleteDimension(ByRef $aArray, $iDimension, $iRange = 1) ; Parameters.....; $aArray - [ByRef] The array from which dimensions are deleted. ; $iDimension - Integer value - the dimension (or the first dimension) to delete. ; $iRange - [Optional] Integer value - the number of dimensions to delete. Default = 1 ; Return values .: Success - Returns the modified array ByRef. ; Failure sets @error as follows: ; |@error = 1 $aArray is not a valid array. ; |@error = 2 Dimension limit exceeded. ; |@error = 3 Arrays must contain at least one element. ; |@error = 4 Meaningless range value [range must be greater than zero]. ; |@error = 5 Illegal operation - deleting all dimensions is not supported. ; Author ........: czardas ; Comments ......; Beware - deleting dimensions can have very destructive effect on the array's contents. ; Deletes all regions with indeces greater than zero while removing each dimension. ; This function will not delete all the dimensions from an array. ; This function is limited to arrays of up to nine dimensions. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func _DeleteDimension(ByRef $aArray, $iDimension, $iRange = 1) If Not IsArray($aArray) Then Return SetError(1) ; this parameter must be an array Local $aBound = __GetBounds($aArray) If @error Then Return SetError(3) ; arrays must contain at least one element If $aBound[0] > 9 Then Return SetError(2) $iDimension = Int($iDimension) If $iDimension < 1 Or $iDimension > $aBound[0] Then Return SetError(2) ; check for dimension range overflow and set to ignore [subject to review] $iRange = ($iRange = Default) ? 1 : Int($iRange) If $iRange < 1 Then Return SetError(4) ; range must be greater than zero If $iDimension + $iRange - 1 >= $aBound[0] Then $iRange = 1 + $aBound[0] - $iDimension If $iRange = $aBound[0] Then Return SetError(5) ; illegal operation [deleting all dimensions is not an intended feature] Local $sTransfer = '$aSource', $iCount = 1, $aBoundNew[$aBound[0] - $iRange + 1] $aBoundNew[0] = $aBound[0] - $iRange For $i = 1 To $aBound[0] If $i < $iDimension Or $i > $iDimension + $iRange - 1 Then ; dimensions to keep $aBoundNew[$iCount] = $aBound[$i] ; assign the bounds of the new array $sTransfer &= '[$a[' & $iCount & ']]' $iCount += 1 Else ; dimensions to delete For $i = $iDimension To $iDimension + $iRange - 1 ; run through the range $sTransfer &= '[0]' ; delete / hide dimensions from the fill instructions Next $i -= 1 ; prevents incrementing the loop iteration count twice EndIf Next Local $aNewArray = ___NewArray($aBoundNew) For $i = 1 To $aBoundNew[0] $aBoundNew[$i] -= 1 ; maximum subitem index within each dimension Next Local $aFloodFill = __FloodFunc() $aFloodFill[$aBoundNew[0]]($aNewArray, $aBoundNew, 0, 0, '', $aArray, $sTransfer) ; flood the new array $aArray = $aNewArray EndFunc ;==>_DeleteDimension ; #FUNCTION# =================================================================================================================== ; Name...........: _DeleteRegion ; Description ...: Deletes a region from a multidimensional array. ; Syntax.........: _DeleteRegion($aArray, $iDimension [, $iSubIndex = 0 [, $iRange = 1]]) ; Parameters.....; $aArray - [ByRef] The array to delete the region from. ; $iDimension - [Optional] Integer value - the dimension used to define the region. Default = 1 ; $iSubIndex - [Optional] Integer value - the index, or start of, of the region to delete. Default = 0 ; $iRange - [Optional] Integer value - the size of the region to delete. Default = 1 ; Return values .: Success - Returns the modified array ByRef. ; Failure sets @error as follows: ; |@error = 1 $aArray is not a valid array. ; |@error = 2 Dimension limit exceeded. ; |@error = 3 Dimension does not exist in the array. ; |@error = 4 Arrays must contain at least one element. ; |@error = 5 Subitem does not exist in the dimension. ; |@error = 6 Invalid Range. ; Author ........: czardas ; Comments ......; This function is limited to arrays of up to nine dimensions. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func _DeleteRegion(ByRef $aArray, $iDimension = 1, $iSubIndex = 0, $iRange = 1) If Not IsArray($aArray) Then Return SetError(1) Local $aBound = __GetBounds($aArray) ; get the bounds of each dimension If @error Then Return SetError(4) ; $aArray must contain at least one element If $aBound[0] > 9 Then Return SetError(2) ; nine dimension limit $iDimension = ($iDimension = Default) ? 1 : Int($iDimension) If $iDimension > $aBound[0] Or $iDimension < 1 Then Return SetError(3) ; out of bounds dimension $iSubIndex = ($iSubIndex = Default) ? 0 : Int($iSubIndex) If $iSubIndex < 0 Or $iSubIndex > $aBound[$iDimension] - 1 Then Return SetError(5) ; sub-index does not exist in the dimension $iRange = ($iRange = Default) ? 1 : Int($iRange) If $iRange < 1 Then Return SetError(6) ; range must be greater than zero $iRange = ($iSubIndex + $iRange < $aBound[$iDimension]) ? $iRange : $aBound[$iDimension] - $iSubIndex ; corrects for overflow If $iRange = $aBound[$iDimension] Then Return SetError(6) ; deleting the whole region is not currently supported [give reason] $aBound[$iDimension] -= $iRange ; the size of the dimension in the new array If $aBound[0] = 1 Then For $iNext = $iSubIndex To $aBound[$iDimension] - 1 $aArray[$iNext] = $aArray[$iNext + $iRange] Next ReDim $aArray[$aBound[$iDimension]] Return EndIf Local $iMaxIndex = $aBound[$iDimension] - 1 For $i = 1 To $aBound[0] $aBound[$i] -= 1 Next $aBound[$iDimension] = 0 ; set to loop once [one region at a time] Local $iFrom, $sTransfer = '$aTarget' & __HiddenIndices($aBound[0], $iDimension), $fnFloodFill = __FloodFunc()[$aBound[0]] For $iNext = $iSubIndex To $iMaxIndex $iFrom = $iNext + $iRange $fnFloodFill($aArray, $aBound, $iDimension, $iNext, $iFrom, '', $sTransfer) ; overwrite the final [untouched] region Next $aBound[$iDimension] = $iMaxIndex For $i = 1 To $aBound[0] $aBound[$i] += 1 Next __ResetBounds($aArray, $aBound) ; delete remaining indeces EndFunc ;==>_DeleteRegion ; #FUNCTION# =================================================================================================================== ; Name...........: _ExtractRegion ; Description ...: Extracts a region from a multidimensional array. ; Syntax.........: _ExtractRegion($aArray, $iDimension [, $iSubitem = 0 [, $iRange = 1]]) ; Parameters.....; $aArray - The array from which to extract the region. ; $iDimension - Integer value - the dimension used to define the region. ; $iSubitem - [Optional] Integer value - the index, or start of, of the region to extract. Default = 0 ; $iRange - [Optional] Integer value - the number of regions to extract. Default = 1 ; Return values .: Success - Returns a new array containing all the extracted regions within the defined range. ; Failure sets @error as follows: ; |@error = 1 $aArray is not a valid array. ; |@error = 2 Dimension limit exceeded. ; |@error = 3 Dimension does not exist in the array. ; |@error = 4 Arrays must contain at least one element. ; |@error = 5 Subitem does not exist in the dimension. ; |range must be greater than zero ; Author ........: czardas ; Comments ......; This function is limited to arrays of up to nine dimensions. ; The extracted region will contain the same number of dimensions as the original array. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func _ExtractRegion($aArray, $iDimension, $iSubitem = 0, $iRange = 1) If Not IsArray($aArray) Then Return SetError(1) Local $aBound = __GetBounds($aArray) ; get the bounds of each dimension If @error Then Return SetError(4) ; $aArray must contain at least one element If $aBound[0] > 9 Then Return SetError(2) ; nine dimension limit $iDimension = Int($iDimension) If $iDimension > $aBound[0] Or $iDimension < 1 Then Return SetError(3) ; out of bounds dimension $iSubitem = ($iSubitem = Default) ? 0 : Int($iSubitem) If $iSubitem < 0 Or $iSubitem > $aBound[$iDimension] - 1 Then Return SetError(5) ; subitem does not exist in the dimension $iRange = ($iRange = Default) ? 1 : Int($iRange) If $iRange < 1 Then Return SetError(6) ; range must be greater than zero $iRange = ($iSubitem + $iRange < $aBound[$iDimension]) ? $iRange : $aBound[$iDimension] - $iSubitem $aBound[$iDimension] = $iRange ; the size of the dimension in the new array Local $aRegion = ___NewArray($aBound) ; create new array For $i = 1 To $aBound[0] $aBound[$i] -= 1 Next If $aBound[0] = 1 Then For $iNext = 0 To $iRange - 1 $aRegion[$iNext] = $aArray[$iNext + $iSubitem] Next Return $aRegion EndIf $aBound[$iDimension] = 0 ; set to loop once [one region at a time] Local $iFrom, $sTransfer = '$aSource' & __HiddenIndices($aBound[0], $iDimension), $fnFloodFill = __FloodFunc()[$aBound[0]] For $iNext = 0 To $iRange - 1 $iFrom = $iNext + $iSubitem $fnFloodFill($aRegion, $aBound, $iDimension, $iNext, $iFrom, $aArray, $sTransfer) ; extract region Next Return $aRegion EndFunc ;==>_ExtractRegion ; #FUNCTION# =================================================================================================================== ; Name...........: _InsertRegion ; Description ...: Inserts a multidimensional array into another multidimensional array. ; Syntax.........: _InsertRegion($aTarget, $aSource [, $iDimension = 1 [, $iSubIndex = 0]]) ; Parameters.....; $aTarget - The array to modify. ; $aSource - The array to insert. ; $iDimension - Integer value - the dimension in which insertion takes place. ; $iSubIndex - [Optional] Integer value - sub-index within the dimension where insertion occurs. Default = 0 ; Return values .: Success - Returns the target array ByRef. ; Failure sets @error as follows: ; |@error = 1 $aTarget is not a valid array. ; |@error = 2 $aSource is not a valid array. ; |@error = 3 Arrays must contain at least one element. ; |@error = 4 Array bounds do not match. ; |@error = 5 Output array size exceeds AutoIt limits. ; |@error = 6 $iSubIndex is out of range. ; Author ........: czardas ; Comments ......; This function is limited to arrays of up to nine dimensions. ; The target array must contain the same number of dimensions as the source array. ; With the exception of $iDimension; the bounds of all other dimensions, in both arrays, must match. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func _InsertRegion(ByRef $aTarget, $aSource, $iDimension = 1, $iSubIndex = 0) If Not IsArray($aTarget) Or UBound($aTarget, 0) > 9 Then Return SetError(1) If Not IsArray($aSource) Or UBound($aSource, 0) > 9 Then Return SetError(2) Local $aBoundTgt = __GetBounds($aTarget) If @error Then Return SetError(3) ; arrays must contain at least one element Local $aBoundSrc = __GetBounds($aSource) If @error Then Return SetError(3) ; arrays must contain at least one element $iDimension = ($iDimension = Default) ? 1 : Int($iDimension) For $i = 1 To $aBoundTgt[0] If $aBoundTgt[$i] <> $aBoundSrc[$i] And $iDimension <> $i Then Return SetError(4) ; array bounds are inconsistent Next $iSubIndex = ($iSubIndex = Default) ? 0 : Int($iSubIndex) If $iSubIndex < 0 Or $iSubIndex > $aBoundTgt[$iDimension] Then Return SetError(5) ; $iSubIndex is out of range Switch $iSubIndex Case 0 _ArrayAttach($aSource, $aTarget, $iDimension) If @error Then Return SetError(6) ; output array size exceeds AutoIt limits $aTarget = $aSource Case $aBoundTgt[$iDimension] _ArrayAttach($aTarget, $aSource, $iDimension) If @error Then Return SetError(6) ; output array size exceeds AutoIt limits Case Else ; check output bounds remain within range before modifications begin $aBoundSrc[$iDimension] += $aBoundTgt[$iDimension] Local $iCount = 1 For $i = 1 To $aBoundSrc[0] $iCount *= $aBoundSrc[$i] If $iCount > 16777216 Then Return SetError(6) ; output array size exceeds AutoIt limits Next Local $aEnd = _ExtractRegion($aTarget, $iDimension, $iSubIndex, 16777216) ; out of bounds range values extract all remaining sub-indeces within the dimension If @error Then Return SetError(@error) $aBoundTgt[$iDimension] = $iSubIndex __ResetBounds($aTarget, $aBoundTgt) _ArrayAttach($aTarget, $aSource, $iDimension) _ArrayAttach($aTarget, $aEnd, $iDimension) EndSwitch EndFunc ;==>_InsertRegion ; #FUNCTION# =================================================================================================================== ; Name...........: _Predim ; Description ...: Changes the size of an array by adding, or removing, dimensions. ; Syntax.........: _Predim($aArray, $iDimensions [, $iPush = False]) ; Parameters.....; $aArray - The original array. ; $iDimensions - The number of dimensions in the returned array. ; $bPush - [Optional] If set to True, new dimensions are created on, or removed from, the left [see comments]. ; Return values .: Returns the modified array ByRef. ; Failure sets @error as follows: ; |@error = 1 The first parameter is not an array. ; |@error = 2 The requested array has more than 9 dimensions. ; |@error = 3 The original array has more than 9 dimensions. ; |@error = 4 Arrays must contain at least one element. ; Author.........: czardas ; Comments ......; This function works for up to 9 dimensions. ; By default, new dimensions are added to the right in a standard sequence: $aArray[7][6] ==> $aArray[7][6][1] ; Dimensions are removed in reverse sequence: $aArray[7][6] ==> $aArray[7] ; When the $bPush parameter is set to True, the original array will be pushed to higher dimensions: ; $aArray[7][6] ==> $aArray[1][7][6], or the process reversed: $aArray[7][6] ==> $aArray[6] ; ============================================================================================================================== Func _Predim(ByRef $aArray, $iDimensions, $bPush = False) If Not IsArray($aArray) Then Return SetError(1) $iDimensions = Int($iDimensions) If $iDimensions < 1 Or $iDimensions > 9 Then Return SetError(2) Local $iPreDims = UBound($aArray, 0) ; current number of dimensions If $iPreDims = $iDimensions Then Return ; no change If $iPreDims > 9 Then Return SetError(3) ; too many dimensions Local $aBound = __GetBounds($aArray) ; get the size of each original dimension If @error Then Return SetError(4) ; $aArray must contain at least one element $aBound[0] = $iDimensions ; overwrite this value with the new number of dimensions Local $sTransfer = '[$a[1]][$a[2]][$a[3]][$a[4]][$a[5]][$a[6]][$a[7]][$a[8]][$a[9]]' ; array syntax to be sent to the remote loop region If $bPush Then ; prefix dimensions, or delete from the left Local $iOffset = Abs($iDimensions - $iPreDims) If $iPreDims > $iDimensions Then ; lower dimensions get deleted For $i = 1 To $iDimensions ; shift elements to lower indices $aBound[$i] = $aBound[$i + $iOffset] Next $sTransfer = '$aSource' & StringLeft('[0][0][0][0][0][0][0][0]', $iOffset * 3) & StringLeft($sTransfer, $iDimensions * 7) Else ; lower dimensions are created ReDim $aBound[$iDimensions + 1] ; make space for more dimensions For $i = $iDimensions To $iOffset + 1 Step -1 ; shift elements to higher indices $aBound[$i] = $aBound[$i - $iOffset] Next For $i = 1 To $iOffset ; assign the size of each additional dimension [1][1][1]... etc... $aBound[$i] = 1 Next $sTransfer = '$aSource' & StringMid($sTransfer, 1 + $iOffset * 7, $iPreDims * 7) EndIf Else ; Default behaviour = append dimensions, or delete from the right ReDim $aBound[$iDimensions + 1] ; modify the number of dimensions [according to the new array] For $i = $iPreDims + 1 To $iDimensions ; assign the size of each new dimension ...[1][1][1] etc... $aBound[$i] = 1 Next $sTransfer = '$aSource' & StringLeft($sTransfer, $iPreDims * 7) EndIf ; add or remove dimensions Local $aNewArray = ___NewArray($aBound) For $i = 1 To $iDimensions $aBound[$i] -= 1 ; convert elements to the maximum index value within each dimension Next ; access the remote loop region Local $iSubitem = 0, $aFloodFill = __FloodFunc() $aFloodFill[$iDimensions]($aNewArray, $aBound, 0, $iSubitem, '', $aArray, $sTransfer) $aArray = $aNewArray EndFunc ;==>_Predim ; #FUNCTION# =================================================================================================================== ; Name...........: _ReverseArray ; Description ...: Reverses regions within a multidimensional array. ; Syntax.........: _ReverseArray($aArray [, $iDimension = 1 [, $iStart = 0 [, $iEnd = -1]]]) ; Parameters.....; $aArray - The array to modify. ; $iDimension - [Optional] Integer value - the dimension in which the array sub-indeces (regions) are reversed. ; $iStart - [Optional] The start sub-index within the defined dimension. Default value = 0 ; $iEnd - [Optional] Integer value - The end sub-index within the defined dimension. Default value = -1 ; Return values .: Success - Returns the reversed array [ByRef]. ; Failure sets @error as follows: ; |@error = 1 The 1st parameter is not a valid array. ; |@error = 2 The 1st parameter does not contain any elements. ; |@error = 3 The dimension does not exist. ; |@error = 4 Meaningless $iStart value. ; |@error = 5 Meaningless $iEnd value. ; Author ........: czardas ; Comments ......; This function is limited to arrays of up to nine dimensions. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func _ReverseArray(ByRef $aArray, $iDimension = 1, $iStart = 0, $iEnd = -1) If Not IsArray($aArray) Or UBound($aArray, 0) > 9 Then Return SetError(1) ; not a valid array Local $aBound = __GetBounds($aArray) If @error Then Return SetError(2) ; array contains zero elements $iDimension = ($iDimension = Default) ? 1 : Int($iDimension) If $iDimension < 1 Or $iDimension > $aBound[0] Then Return SetError(3) ; dimension does not exist $iStart = ($iStart = Default) ? 0 : Int($iStart) If $iStart < 0 Or $iStart > $aBound[$iDimension] - 2 Then Return SetError(4) ; meaningless $iStart value $iEnd = ($iEnd = -1 Or $iEnd = Default) ? $aBound[$iDimension] - 1 : Int($iEnd) If $iEnd <= $iStart Or $iEnd >= $aBound[$iDimension] Then Return SetError(5) ; meaningless $iEnd value If $aBound[0] = 1 Then ___Reverse1D($aArray, $iStart, $iEnd) Else $aBound[$iDimension] = 1 Local $aRegion = ___NewArray($aBound) ; to store extracted regions For $i = 1 To $aBound[0] $aBound[$i] -= 1 Next Local $sIndices = __HiddenIndices($aBound[0], $iDimension), $fnFloodFill = __FloodFunc()[$aBound[0]], _ $sTransfer = '$aSource' & $sIndices ; array syntax While $iEnd > $iStart $fnFloodFill($aRegion, $aBound, $iDimension, 0, $iStart, $aArray, $sTransfer) ; extract the current start region $sTransfer = '$aTarget' & $sIndices $fnFloodFill($aArray, $aBound, $iDimension, $iStart, $iEnd, '', $sTransfer) ; overwrite the current start region $sTransfer = '$aSource' & $sIndices $fnFloodFill($aArray, $aBound, $iDimension, $iEnd, 0, $aRegion, $sTransfer) ; overwrite the current end region $iStart += 1 $iEnd -= 1 WEnd EndIf EndFunc ;==>_ReverseArray ; #FUNCTION# =================================================================================================================== ; Name...........: _SearchArray ; Description ...: Searches through a multidimensional array. ; Syntax.........: _SearchArray($aArray, $vSearchTerm [, $bCaseSense = False [, $iDimension = 1]]) ; Parameters.....; $aArray - [ByRef] Target array to which the source array (or data) will be concatenated. ; $vSearchTerm - The string or data to search for. ; $bCaseSense - [Optional] Boolean value - case sensitive search. Default = False ; $iDimension - [Optional] Integer value - the dimension used to conduct the search. Default = 1st dimension ; $iAlgo - [Optional] Algorithm: 1 = exact match, 2 = find a string, 3 = find a word within text. [Default = 1] ; Return values .: Success - Returns an array of all regions containing the term searched for within the defined dimension. ; Failure sets @error as follows: ; |@error = 1 $aArray is not a valid array. ; |@error = 2 Arrays must contain a minimum of one element. ; |@error = 3 Dimension limit exceeded. ; |@error = 4 Bad algorithm. ; |@error = 5 No matches found. ; Author ........: czardas ; Comments ......; This function is limited to arrays of up to nine dimensions. ; Searching through a 2D array in the first dimension returns an array of all rows containing the search term. ; Searching a 2D array in the second dimension will return an array of all columns containing the search term. ; Searching any array will return an array of regions containing the search term within the defined dimension. ; [$iAlgo = 3] A word may contain any characters. Word boundaries are defined by non-alphanumeric characters. ; May return FP matches if $iAlgo = 3, $vSearchTerm contains '\E' and $aArray contains the code point U+E000. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func _SearchArray($aArray, $vSearchTerm, $bCaseSense = False, $iDimension = 1, $iAlgo = 1) ; [Exact Match] If Not IsArray($aArray) Then Return SetError(1) ; this parameter must be an array Local $aBound = __GetBounds($aArray) If @error Then Return SetError(2) ; arrays must contain at least one element If $aBound[0] > 9 Then Return SetError(3) ; dimension range exceeded $iDimension = ($iDimension = Default) ? 1 : Int($iDimension) If $iDimension < 1 Or $iDimension > $aBound[0] Then Return SetError(3) $iAlgo = ($iAlgo = Default) ? 1 : Int($iAlgo) If $iAlgo < 1 Or $iAlgo > 3 Then Return SetError(4) If $aBound[0] = 1 Then ; 1D special case $aArray = ___Search1D($aArray, $vSearchTerm, $bCaseSense, $iAlgo) Return @error ? SetError(5) : $aArray EndIf For $i = 1 To $aBound[0] $aBound[$i] -= 1 ; maximum index value within each dimension Next Local $iItems = 0, $iMaxIndex = $aBound[$iDimension], $fnFloodFill = __FloodFunc()[$aBound[0]], $aFunc = ['__FindExact', '__FindString', '__FindWord'], _ $sTransfer = $aFunc[$iAlgo - 1] & ($bCaseSense ? 'Case' : '') & '($aTarget, $a, $aBound, $iFrom, "$aTarget' & _ __HiddenIndices($aBound[0], $iDimension) & '")' ; string to execute $aBound[0] = $vSearchTerm $aBound[$iDimension] = 0 ; this loop must only run once on each encounter For $iFrom = 0 To $iMaxIndex ; loop through subitems within the dimension $fnFloodFill($aArray, $aBound, $iDimension, $iItems, $iFrom, '', $sTransfer) ; overwrite the current region while searching If Not $g__ARRWSHOP_RESUME Then ; a match halted the search during the overwrite $iItems += 1 ; set to overwrite the next region $g__ARRWSHOP_RESUME = True ; resume searching on the next pass EndIf Next If $iItems = 0 Then Return SetError(5) ; no matches found $aBound[0] = UBound($aBound) - 1 ; reset all bounds For $i = 1 To $aBound[0] $aBound[$i] += 1 Next $aBound[$iDimension] = $iItems __ResetBounds($aArray, $aBound) ; remove mismatches Return $aArray EndFunc ;==>_SearchArray ; #FUNCTION# =================================================================================================================== ; Name...........: _ShuffleArray ; Description ...: Shuffles multidimensional regions within an array, or items within multidimensional regions. ; Syntax.........: _ShuffleArray($aArray [, $iDimension = 1 [, $bFruitMachineStyle = False]]) ; Parameters.....; $aArray - The original array. ; $iDimension - [Optional] - The dimension used to define the regions to be shuffled. ; $bFruitMachineStyle - [Optional] Shuffles all items within regions as defined by the dimension. ; Return values .: Returns the modified array ByRef. ; Failure sets @error as follows: ; |@error = 1 The first parameter is not a valid array. ; |@error = 2 The first parameter contains the wrong number of dimensions. ; |@error = 3 The second parameter does not relate to any of the dimensions available. ; |@error = 4 Arrays must contain at least one element. ; Author.........: czardas ; Comments ......; This function works for arrays of up to 9 dimensions. ; Setting $iDimension = 0 overrides the 3rd parameter and shuffles everything - anywhere within the array. ; Example .......; _ShuffleArray($aArray, 2, True) ; ==> This is a fruit machine! ; ============================================================================================================================== Func _ShuffleArray(ByRef $aArray, $iDimension = 1, $bFruitMachineStyle = False) ; [MISSING SOME COMMENTS] If Not IsArray($aArray) Then Return SetError(1) Local $aBound = __GetBounds($aArray) ; get the bounds of each dimension If @error Then Return SetError(4) ; $aArray must contain at least one element If $aBound[0] > 9 Then Return SetError(2) ; nine dimension limit $iDimension = ($iDimension = Default) ? 1 : Int($iDimension) If $iDimension > $aBound[0] Or $iDimension < 0 Then Return SetError(3) ; out of bounds dimension Local $aTemp = $aBound ; regional bounds For $i = 1 To $aBound[0] $aBound[$i] -= 1 Next Local $iSubitem, $iFrom, $aFlatArray, $sTransfer, $aFloodFill = __FloodFunc() If $iDimension > 0 Then ; shuffle regions or elements within regions If $aBound[0] > 1 Then $aTemp[$iDimension] = 1 Local $aRegion = ___NewArray($aTemp) ; to store extracted regions Local $sIndices = __HiddenIndices($aBound[0], $iDimension) $aTemp = $aBound $aTemp[$iDimension] = 0 ; set to loop once [one region at a time] If $bFruitMachineStyle Then ; contents will be shuffled within each region For $iSubitem = 0 To $aBound[$iDimension] ; loop through all indices within the dimension $sTransfer = '$aSource' & $sIndices ; array syntax $aFloodFill[$aBound[0]]($aRegion, $aTemp, $iDimension, 0, $iSubitem, $aArray, $sTransfer) ; extract region $aFlatArray = $aRegion _ArrayFlatten($aFlatArray) ; convert region to a 1D array __Shuffle1D($aFlatArray) ; shuffle the contents $sTransfer = '___Read1D($aSource, $iFrom)' ; instructions used to repopulate the array region $iFrom = -1 ; increment count for use with ___Read1D $aFloodFill[$aBound[0]]($aArray, $aTemp, $iDimension, $iSubitem, $iFrom, $aFlatArray, $sTransfer) ; flood the region Next Else ; regions will be shuffled within the dimension Local $iRandom $sTransfer = '$aSource' & $sIndices For $iSubitem = 0 To $aBound[$iDimension] $aFloodFill[$aBound[0]]($aRegion, $aTemp, $iDimension, 0, $iSubitem, $aArray, $sTransfer) $sTransfer = '$aTarget' & $sIndices $iRandom = Random(0, $aBound[$iDimension], 1) $aFloodFill[$aBound[0]]($aArray, $aTemp, $iDimension, $iSubitem, $iRandom, $aArray, $sTransfer) $sTransfer = '$aSource' & $sIndices $aFloodFill[$aBound[0]]($aArray, $aTemp, $iDimension, $iRandom, 0, $aRegion, $sTransfer) Next EndIf Else ; not a multidimensional array __Shuffle1D($aArray) ; shuffle the contents EndIf Else ; totally random - ignoring dimension bounds __ShuffleXD($aArray, $aBound) EndIf EndFunc ;==>_ShuffleArray #Region - Miscellaneous ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: For use with numeric sort. Decimal strings should first be formatted with ___FormatNum() ; Author ........: czardas ; ============================================================================================================================== Func ___AcquireExponent($vNum) Local $bString = IsString($vNum) If $bString Then $vNum = StringReplace($vNum, '-', '') ; the minus symbol must first be stripped Return $bString ? ((StringLeft($vNum, 1) = '.') ? StringLen(StringRegExpReplace($vNum, '\.0*', '')) - StringLen($vNum) : StringInStr($vNum, '.') - 2) : Number(StringRight(StringFormat('%.1e', $vNum / 1), 4)) EndFunc ;==>___AcquireExponent ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: Return the total number of elements contained within a multidimensional array. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func __CountElements($aArray) Local $iCount = 1 For $i = 1 To UBound($aArray, 0) $iCount *= UBound($aArray, $i) Next Return $iCount EndFunc ;==>__CountElements ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# =========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: Return an array with a range of assigned index values (used to track migration patterns in __QuickSortXD). ; Author ........: czardas ; =============================================================================================================================== Func __CreateTrac($iBound, $iStart, $iEnd) Local $aTracker[$iBound] For $i = $iStart To $iEnd $aTracker[$i] = $i ; fill the (tracking) range with indeces Next Return $aTracker EndFunc ;==>__CreateTrac ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: Extract a vector (list) from any dimension within a multidimensional array. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func __ExtractVector($aArray, $iDimension, $aIndeces) $aIndeces[$iDimension] = '$a[1]' ; $aIndeces[$iDimension] is the remote loop count Local $sTransfer = '$aSource' ; the main array is the source For $i = 1 To $aIndeces[0] $sTransfer &= '[' & $aIndeces[$i] & ']' Next Local $iBound = UBound($aArray, $iDimension), $aVector[$iBound], $iSubitem = 0, $aBound = ['', $iBound - 1] ___Flood1D($aVector, $aBound, $iDimension, $iSubitem, '', $aArray, $sTransfer) Return $aVector EndFunc ;==>__ExtractVector ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: For use with _ArraySearch - non-case-sensitive comparison. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func __FindExact($aTarget, $a, $aBound, $iFrom, $sSyntax) ; [default algorithm] #forceref $aTarget, $a, $iFrom $sSyntax = Execute($sSyntax) If $g__ARRWSHOP_RESUME And $aBound[0] = $sSyntax Then $g__ARRWSHOP_RESUME = False Return $sSyntax EndFunc ;==>__FindExact ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: For use with _ArraySearch - case-sensitive comparison. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func __FindExactCase($aTarget, $a, $aBound, $iFrom, $sSyntax) #forceref $aTarget, $a, $iFrom $sSyntax = Execute($sSyntax) If $g__ARRWSHOP_RESUME And $aBound[0] == $sSyntax Then $g__ARRWSHOP_RESUME = False Return $sSyntax EndFunc ;==>__FindExactCase ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: For use with _ArraySearch - search within strings - non-case-sensitive comparison. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func __FindString($aTarget, $a, $aBound, $iFrom, $sSyntax) #forceref $aTarget, $a, $iFrom $sSyntax = Execute($sSyntax) If $g__ARRWSHOP_RESUME And StringInStr($sSyntax, $aBound[0]) Then $g__ARRWSHOP_RESUME = False Return $sSyntax EndFunc ;==>__FindString ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: For use with _ArraySearch - search within strings - case-sensitive comparison. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func __FindStringCase($aTarget, $a, $aBound, $iFrom, $sSyntax) #forceref $aTarget, $a, $iFrom $sSyntax = Execute($sSyntax) If $g__ARRWSHOP_RESUME And StringInStr($sSyntax, $aBound[0], 1) Then $g__ARRWSHOP_RESUME = False Return $sSyntax EndFunc ;==>__FindStringCase ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: For use with _ArraySearch - search between word boundaries - non-case-sensitive comparison. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func __FindWord($aTarget, $a, $aBound, $iFrom, $sSyntax) #forceref $aTarget, $a, $iFrom $sSyntax = Execute($sSyntax) If $g__ARRWSHOP_RESUME And StringRegExp(StringReplace($sSyntax, '\E', ChrW(57344), 0, 1), '(*UCP)(?i)(\A|[^[:alnum:]])(\Q' & StringReplace($aBound[0], '\E', ChrW(57344), 0, 1) & '\E)(\z|[^[:alnum:]])') Then $g__ARRWSHOP_RESUME = False Return $sSyntax EndFunc ;==>__FindWord ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: For use with _ArraySearch - search between word boundaries - case-sensitive comparison. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func __FindWordCase($aTarget, $a, $aBound, $iFrom, $sSyntax) #forceref $aTarget, $a, $iFrom $sSyntax = Execute($sSyntax) If $g__ARRWSHOP_RESUME And StringRegExp(StringReplace($sSyntax, '\E', ChrW(57344), 0, 1), '(*UCP)(\A|[^[:alnum:]])(\Q' & StringReplace($aBound[0], '\E', ChrW(57344), 0, 1) & '\E)(\z|[^[:alnum:]])') Then $g__ARRWSHOP_RESUME = False Return $sSyntax EndFunc ;==>__FindWordCase ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: Return an array of functions used for populating multidimensional array elements. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func __FloodFunc() Local $aFloodFunc = ['', ___Flood1D, ___Flood2D, ___Flood3D, ___Flood4D, ___Flood5D, ___Flood6D, ___Flood7D, ___Flood8D, ___Flood9D] Return $aFloodFunc EndFunc ;==>__FloodFunc ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: For use with numeric sort. ['\A[\+\-]?(\d*\.?\d+|d+\.)\z' only ==> 1.0 .01 0.] ; Author ........: czardas ; ============================================================================================================================== Func ___FormatNum($sNum) If Not StringRegExp($sNum, '[1-9]') Then Return 0 $sNum = StringReplace($sNum, '+', '') ; get rid of plus symbol $sNum = StringRegExpReplace($sNum, "^-?\K(?=\.)", "0") ; add zeros [courtesy of jguinch] $sNum = StringRegExpReplace($sNum, "^-?\K0+(?=[1-9]|0\.?)|\.0*$|\.\d*[1-9]\K0+", "") ; strip zeros [courtesy of jguinch] If Execute($sNum) == $sNum Then Return Execute($sNum) ; return a number Return StringInStr($sNum, '.') ? StringRegExpReplace($sNum, '(\A\-?)(0)', '\1') : $sNum & '.' ; for fast comparison with floats [^^ StringCompare('1.', 1) > 0] EndFunc ;==>___FormatNum ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: Get the bounds of each available dimension in a multidimensional array. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func __GetBounds($aArray, $iHypothetical = 0) Local $iMaxDim = UBound($aArray, 0) Local $aBound[($iHypothetical ? $iHypothetical : $iMaxDim) + 1] ; [or ==> Local $aBound[9]] $aBound[0] = $iMaxDim For $i = 1 To $iMaxDim $aBound[$i] = UBound($aArray, $i) If $aBound[$i] = 0 Then Return SetError(1) Next If $iHypothetical Then For $i = $iMaxDim + 1 To $iHypothetical $aBound[$i] = 1 ; imaginary dimensions Next EndIf Return $aBound EndFunc ;==>__GetBounds ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: Return a fragment of code which is the format for the $sTransfer parameter in ___FloodXD. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func __HiddenIndices($iBound, $iDimension) Local $sSyntax = '' ; to access elements at their original indeces For $i = 1 To $iBound If $i <> $iDimension Then $sSyntax &= '[$a[' & $i & ']]' ; default ==> '$aSource[$iFrom][$a[2]][$a[3]][$a[4]][$a[5]] etc...' Else $sSyntax &= '[$iFrom]' EndIf Next Return $sSyntax EndFunc ;==>__HiddenIndices ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: Create an array of between one and nine dimensions using predefined bounds. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func ___NewArray($aBound) Switch $aBound[0] Case 1 Local $aArray[$aBound[1]] Case 2 Local $aArray[$aBound[1]][$aBound[2]] Case 3 Local $aArray[$aBound[1]][$aBound[2]][$aBound[3]] Case 4 Local $aArray[$aBound[1]][$aBound[2]][$aBound[3]][$aBound[4]] Case 5 Local $aArray[$aBound[1]][$aBound[2]][$aBound[3]][$aBound[4]][$aBound[5]] Case 6 Local $aArray[$aBound[1]][$aBound[2]][$aBound[3]][$aBound[4]][$aBound[5]][$aBound[6]] Case 7 Local $aArray[$aBound[1]][$aBound[2]][$aBound[3]][$aBound[4]][$aBound[5]][$aBound[6]][$aBound[7]] Case 8 Local $aArray[$aBound[1]][$aBound[2]][$aBound[3]][$aBound[4]][$aBound[5]][$aBound[6]][$aBound[7]][$aBound[8]] Case 9 Local $aArray[$aBound[1]][$aBound[2]][$aBound[3]][$aBound[4]][$aBound[5]][$aBound[6]][$aBound[7]][$aBound[8]][$aBound[9]] EndSwitch Return $aArray EndFunc ;==>___NewArray ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: For use with _SortArray() numeric comparison [str > num(?), num > str(?), str > str(?)] ; Author ........: czardas ; ============================================================================================================================== Func ___NumCompare($vNum1, $vNum2) ; ($vNum1 > $vNum2) If IsNumber($vNum1) And IsNumber($vNum2) Then If $vNum1 = $vNum2 Then Return 0 Return ($vNum1 > $vNum2) ? 1 : -1 EndIf If $vNum1 == '1.#INF' Or $vNum2 == '-1.#INF' Then Return 1 ; these values interfere with the comparison below If $vNum1 == '-1.#INF' Or $vNum2 == '1.#INF' Then Return -1 ; ditto Local $bNeg1 = (StringLeft($vNum1, 1) = '-') If $bNeg1 <> (StringLeft($vNum2, 1) = '-') Then Return $bNeg1 ? -1 : 1 Local $iExp1 = ___AcquireExponent($vNum1), $iExp2 = ___AcquireExponent($vNum2) If $iExp1 <> $iExp2 Then Return (($iExp1 > $iExp2) ? 1 : -1) * ($bNeg1 ? -1 : 1) ; negative magnitude changes the result Local $bType1 = (VarGetType($vNum1) = 'Double'), $bType2 = (VarGetType($vNum2) = 'Double') If $bType1 Or $bType2 Then ; grab all 17 digits from the double $vNum1 = $bType1 ? StringLeft(StringReplace(StringFormat('%.17e', $vNum1), '.', ''), 17) : StringReplace($vNum1, '.', '') $vNum2 = $bType2 ? StringLeft(StringReplace(StringFormat('%.17e', $vNum2), '.', ''), 17) : StringReplace($vNum2, '.', '') EndIf Return StringCompare($vNum1, $vNum2) * ($bNeg1 ? -1 : 1) ; negative magnitude changes the result EndFunc ;==>___NumCompare ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# =========================================================================================================== ; Name...........: __QuickSort1D [adaptation of __ArrayQuickSort1D] ; Description ...: Helper function for sorting 1D arrays ; Author ........: Jos van der Zande, LazyCoder, Tylo, Ultima ; Modified.......: czardas - replaced alphanumeric sort with separate lexical and numeric sorting algorithms. ; =============================================================================================================================== Func __QuickSort1D(ByRef $aArray, $iStart, $iEnd, $iAlgorithm = 0) If $iEnd <= $iStart Then Return Local $vTmp ; InsertionSort (faster for smaller segments) If ($iEnd - $iStart) < 15 Then Switch $iAlgorithm Case 0 ; lexical For $i = $iStart + 1 To $iEnd $vTmp = $aArray[$i] For $j = $i - 1 To $iStart Step -1 If StringCompare($vTmp, $aArray[$j]) >= 0 Then ExitLoop $aArray[$j + 1] = $aArray[$j] Next $aArray[$j + 1] = $vTmp Next Return Case 2 ; numeric strict For $i = $iStart + 1 To $iEnd $vTmp = $aArray[$i] If IsNumber($vTmp) Then For $j = $i - 1 To $iStart Step -1 If $vTmp >= $aArray[$j] And IsNumber($aArray[$j]) Then ExitLoop $aArray[$j + 1] = $aArray[$j] Next $aArray[$j + 1] = $vTmp EndIf Next Return EndSwitch Return EndIf ; QuickSort Local $L = $iStart, $R = $iEnd, $vPivot = $aArray[Int(($iStart + $iEnd) / 2)] Do If $iAlgorithm = 0 Then ; lexical While StringCompare($aArray[$L], $vPivot) < 0 $L += 1 WEnd While StringCompare($aArray[$R], $vPivot) > 0 $R -= 1 WEnd ElseIf $iAlgorithm = 2 Then ; numeric strict While $aArray[$L] < $vPivot $L += 1 WEnd While $aArray[$R] > $vPivot $R -= 1 WEnd EndIf If $L <= $R Then ; Swap $vTmp = $aArray[$L] $aArray[$L] = $aArray[$R] $aArray[$R] = $vTmp $L += 1 $R -= 1 EndIf Until $L > $R __QuickSort1D($aArray, $iStart, $R, $iAlgorithm) __QuickSort1D($aArray, $L, $iEnd, $iAlgorithm) EndFunc ;==>__QuickSort1D ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# =========================================================================================================== ; Name...........: __QuickSortXD [adaptation of __ArrayQuickSort1D] ; Description ...: Helper function for sorting multidimensional arrays ; Author ........: Jos van der Zande, LazyCoder, Tylo, Ultima ; Modified.......: czardas - to sort indices of an X-dimensional array vector, instead of overwriting complete regions or rows. ; =============================================================================================================================== Func __QuickSortXD($aArray, ByRef $aTrac, $iStart, $iEnd, $iAlgorithm = 0) If $iEnd <= $iStart Then Return Local $iTmp ; InsertionSort (faster for smaller segments) If ($iEnd - $iStart) < 15 Then Switch $iAlgorithm Case 0 ; lexical For $i = $iStart + 1 To $iEnd $iTmp = $aTrac[$i] For $j = $i - 1 To $iStart Step -1 If (StringCompare($aArray[$iTmp], $aArray[$aTrac[$j]]) >= 0) Then ExitLoop $aTrac[$j + 1] = $aTrac[$j] Next $aTrac[$j + 1] = $iTmp Next Case 2 ; (or 4) numeric strict [also applies to algorithm 4] For $i = $iStart + 1 To $iEnd $iTmp = $aTrac[$i] For $j = $i - 1 To $iStart Step -1 If $aArray[$iTmp] >= $aArray[$aTrac[$j]] Then ExitLoop $aTrac[$j + 1] = $aTrac[$j] Next $aTrac[$j + 1] = $iTmp Next Case 256 ; numeric [preprocessed; decimal string formatting required, see ___FormatNum] For $i = $iStart + 1 To $iEnd $iTmp = $aTrac[$i] For $j = $i - 1 To $iStart Step -1 If ___NumCompare($aArray[$iTmp], $aArray[$aTrac[$j]]) >= 0 Then ExitLoop $aTrac[$j + 1] = $aTrac[$j] Next $aTrac[$j + 1] = $iTmp Next EndSwitch Return EndIf ; QuickSort Local $L = $iStart, $R = $iEnd, $vPivot = $aArray[$aTrac[Int(($iStart + $iEnd) / 2)]] Do If $iAlgorithm = 0 Then ; lexical While StringCompare($aArray[$aTrac[$L]], $vPivot) < 0 $L += 1 WEnd While StringCompare($aArray[$aTrac[$R]], $vPivot) > 0 $R -= 1 WEnd ElseIf $iAlgorithm = 2 Then ; numeric strict [strings not allowed] While $aArray[$aTrac[$L]] < $vPivot $L += 1 WEnd While $aArray[$aTrac[$R]] > $vPivot $R -= 1 WEnd ElseIf $iAlgorithm = 256 Then ; numeric greedy [includes decimal strings] While ___NumCompare($aArray[$aTrac[$L]], $vPivot) < 0 $L += 1 WEnd While ___NumCompare($aArray[$aTrac[$R]], $vPivot) > 0 $R -= 1 WEnd EndIf If $L <= $R Then ; Swap $iTmp = $aTrac[$L] $aTrac[$L] = $aTrac[$R] $aTrac[$R] = $iTmp $L += 1 $R -= 1 EndIf Until $L > $R __QuickSortXD($aArray, $aTrac, $iStart, $R, $iAlgorithm) __QuickSortXD($aArray, $aTrac, $L, $iEnd, $iAlgorithm) EndFunc ;==>__QuickSortXD ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: For use with ___FloodXD functions. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func ___Read1D($aSource, ByRef $iFrom) $iFrom += 1 ; for element 0 start with $iFrom = -1 Return $aSource[$iFrom] EndFunc ;==>___Read1D ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: ReDim arrays of different dimensions. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func __ResetBounds(ByRef $aArray, $aBound) Switch $aBound[0] Case 1 ReDim $aArray[$aBound[1]] Case 2 ReDim $aArray[$aBound[1]][$aBound[2]] Case 3 ReDim $aArray[$aBound[1]][$aBound[2]][$aBound[3]] Case 4 ReDim $aArray[$aBound[1]][$aBound[2]][$aBound[3]][$aBound[4]] Case 5 ReDim $aArray[$aBound[1]][$aBound[2]][$aBound[3]][$aBound[4]][$aBound[5]] Case 6 ReDim $aArray[$aBound[1]][$aBound[2]][$aBound[3]][$aBound[4]][$aBound[5]][$aBound[6]] Case 7 ReDim $aArray[$aBound[1]][$aBound[2]][$aBound[3]][$aBound[4]][$aBound[5]][$aBound[6]][$aBound[7]] Case 8 ReDim $aArray[$aBound[1]][$aBound[2]][$aBound[3]][$aBound[4]][$aBound[5]][$aBound[6]][$aBound[7]][$aBound[8]] Case 9 ReDim $aArray[$aBound[1]][$aBound[2]][$aBound[3]][$aBound[4]][$aBound[5]][$aBound[6]][$aBound[7]][$aBound[8]][$aBound[9]] EndSwitch EndFunc ;==>__ResetBounds ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# =========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: Helper function: reverses a 1D array. ; Author ........: czardas ; =============================================================================================================================== Func ___Reverse1D(ByRef $aArray, $iStart, $iStop) Local $vTemp While $iStop > $iStart $vTemp = $aArray[$iStart] $aArray[$iStart] = $aArray[$iStop] $aArray[$iStop] = $vTemp $iStart += 1 $iStop -= 1 WEnd EndFunc ;==>___Reverse1D ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: For use with _ArraySearch - searches through a 1D array. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func ___Search1D($aArray, $vSearchTerm, $bCaseSense, $iAlgo) Local $iItems = 0 Switch $iAlgo Case 1 ; find exact match If $bCaseSense Then ; case-sensitive For $i = 0 To UBound($aArray) - 1 If $aArray[$i] == $vSearchTerm Then $aArray[$iItems] = $aArray[$i] $iItems += 1 EndIf Next Else ; optimal [using a second loop avoids using a conditional within the loop] For $i = 0 To UBound($aArray) - 1 If $aArray[$i] = $vSearchTerm Then $aArray[$iItems] = $aArray[$i] $iItems += 1 EndIf Next EndIf Case 2 ; find a string within a string If $bCaseSense Then For $i = 0 To UBound($aArray) - 1 If StringInStr($aArray[$i], $vSearchTerm, 1) Then $aArray[$iItems] = $aArray[$i] $iItems += 1 EndIf Next Else ; not case-sensitive For $i = 0 To UBound($aArray) - 1 If StringInStr($aArray[$i], $vSearchTerm) Then $aArray[$iItems] = $aArray[$i] $iItems += 1 EndIf Next EndIf Case 3 ; find a word within text If $bCaseSense Then For $i = 0 To UBound($aArray) - 1 If StringRegExp(StringReplace($aArray[$i], '\E', $g__ARRWSHOP_SUB, 0, 1), '(*UCP)(\A|[^[:alnum:]])(\Q' & StringReplace($vSearchTerm, '\E', $g__ARRWSHOP_SUB, 0, 1) & '\E)(\z|[^[:alnum:]])') Then $aArray[$iItems] = $aArray[$i] $iItems += 1 EndIf Next Else ; not case-sensitive For $i = 0 To UBound($aArray) - 1 If StringRegExp(StringReplace($aArray[$i], '\E', $g__ARRWSHOP_SUB, 0, 1), '(*UCP)(?i)(\A|[^[:alnum:]])(\Q' & StringReplace($vSearchTerm, '\E', $g__ARRWSHOP_SUB, 0, 1) & '\E)(\z|[^[:alnum:]])') Then $aArray[$iItems] = $aArray[$i] $iItems += 1 EndIf Next EndIf EndSwitch If Not $iItems Then Return SetError(1) ReDim $aArray[$iItems] Return $aArray EndFunc ;==>___Search1D ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: For use with numeric sort. [numbers other than -1.#IND = OK] ; ============================================================================================================================== Func __Separate1D(ByRef $aArray, $iStart, $iEnd) Local $vTemp, $iItems = 0 For $i = $iStart To $iEnd If IsNumber($aArray[$i]) And Not ($aArray[$i] == '-1.#IND') Then $vTemp = $aArray[$iStart + $iItems] $aArray[$iStart + $iItems] = $aArray[$i] $aArray[$i] = $vTemp $iItems += 1 EndIf Next Return $iItems ; the number of numeric items EndFunc ;==>__Separate1D ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: For use with numeric sort - separates numbers from strings. [numbers (!-1.#IND) = OK, decimal strings = OK] ; Author ........: czardas ; ============================================================================================================================== Func __Separate256(ByRef $aArray, ByRef $aTrac, $iStart, $iEnd) Local $vTemp, $iItems = 0 For $i = $iStart To $iEnd If (IsNumber($aArray[$aTrac[$i]]) And Not ($aArray[$aTrac[$i]] == '-1.#IND')) Or IsString($aArray[$aTrac[$i]]) * StringRegExp($aArray[$aTrac[$i]], '\A\h*[\+\-]?\h*(\d*\.?\d+|\d+\.)\h*\z') Then $vTemp = $aTrac[$iStart + $iItems] $aTrac[$iStart + $iItems] = $aTrac[$i] $aTrac[$i] = $vTemp If IsString($aArray[$aTrac[$iStart + $iItems]]) Then $aArray[$aTrac[$iStart + $iItems]] = ___FormatNum(StringStripWS($aArray[$aTrac[$iStart + $iItems]], 8)) ; format numeric strings ready for comparison $iItems += 1 EndIf Next Return $iItems ; the number of numeric items EndFunc ;==>__Separate256 ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: For use with numeric sort - separates numbers from strings. [numbers (! -1.#IND) = OK] ; Author ........: czardas ; ============================================================================================================================== Func __SeparateXD(ByRef $aArray, ByRef $aTrac, $iStart, $iEnd) Local $vTemp, $iItems = 0 For $i = $iStart To $iEnd If IsNumber($aArray[$aTrac[$i]]) And Not ($aArray[$aTrac[$i]] == '-1.#IND') Then $vTemp = $aTrac[$iStart + $iItems] $aTrac[$iStart + $iItems] = $aTrac[$i] $aTrac[$i] = $vTemp $iItems += 1 EndIf Next Return $iItems ; the number of numeric items EndFunc ;==>__SeparateXD ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: Shuffle a one dimensional array. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func __Shuffle1D(ByRef $aArray) Local $vTemp, $iRandom, $iBound = UBound($aArray) - 1 For $i = 0 To $iBound $iRandom = Random(0, $iBound, 1) $vTemp = $aArray[$i] $aArray[$i] = $aArray[$iRandom] $aArray[$iRandom] = $vTemp Next EndFunc ;==>__Shuffle1D ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: Shuffle a multidimensional array. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func __ShuffleXD(ByRef $aArray, $aBound) ReDim $aBound[10] ; [could possibly be dealt with earlier by the call to _GetBounds] Local $vTemp, $R[10] ; [random indices] For $9 = 0 To $aBound[9] For $8 = 0 To $aBound[8] For $7 = 0 To $aBound[7] For $6 = 0 To $aBound[6] For $5 = 0 To $aBound[5] For $4 = 0 To $aBound[4] For $3 = 0 To $aBound[3] For $2 = 0 To $aBound[2] For $1 = 0 To $aBound[1] For $i = 1 To $aBound[0] $R[$i] = Random(0, $aBound[$i], 1) Next Switch $aBound[0] Case 1 $vTemp = $aArray[$1] $aArray[$1] = $aArray[$R[1]] $aArray[$R[1]] = $vTemp Case 2 $vTemp = $aArray[$1][$2] $aArray[$1][$2] = $aArray[$R[1]][$R[2]] $aArray[$R[1]][$R[2]] = $vTemp Case 3 $vTemp = $aArray[$1][$2][$3] $aArray[$1][$2][$3] = $aArray[$R[1]][$R[2]][$R[3]] $aArray[$R[1]][$R[2]][$R[3]] = $vTemp Case 4 $vTemp = $aArray[$1][$2][$3][$4] $aArray[$1][$2][$3][$4] = $aArray[$R[1]][$R[2]][$R[3]][$R[4]] $aArray[$R[1]][$R[2]][$R[3]][$R[4]] = $vTemp Case 5 $vTemp = $aArray[$1][$2][$3][$4][$5] $aArray[$1][$2][$3][$4][$5] = $aArray[$R[1]][$R[2]][$R[3]][$R[4]][$R[5]] $aArray[$R[1]][$R[2]][$R[3]][$R[4]][$R[5]] = $vTemp Case 6 $vTemp = $aArray[$1][$2][$3][$4][$5][$6] $aArray[$1][$2][$3][$4][$5][$6] = $aArray[$R[1]][$R[2]][$R[3]][$R[4]][$R[5]][$R[6]] $aArray[$R[1]][$R[2]][$R[3]][$R[4]][$R[5]][$R[6]] = $vTemp Case 7 $vTemp = $aArray[$1][$2][$3][$4][$5][$6][$7] $aArray[$1][$2][$3][$4][$5][$6][$7] = $aArray[$R[1]][$R[2]][$R[3]][$R[4]][$R[5]][$R[6]][$R[7]] $aArray[$R[1]][$R[2]][$R[3]][$R[4]][$R[5]][$R[6]][$R[7]] = $vTemp Case 8 $vTemp = $aArray[$1][$2][$3][$4][$5][$6][$7][$8] $aArray[$1][$2][$3][$4][$5][$6][$7][$8] = $aArray[$R[1]][$R[2]][$R[3]][$R[4]][$R[5]][$R[6]][$R[7]][$R[8]] $aArray[$R[1]][$R[2]][$R[3]][$R[4]][$R[5]][$R[6]][$R[7]][$R[8]] = $vTemp Case 9 $vTemp = $aArray[$1][$2][$3][$4][$5][$6][$7][$8][$9] $aArray[$1][$2][$3][$4][$5][$6][$7][$8][$9] = $aArray[$R[1]][$R[2]][$R[3]][$R[4]][$R[5]][$R[6]][$R[7]][$R[8]][$R[9]] $aArray[$R[1]][$R[2]][$R[3]][$R[4]][$R[5]][$R[6]][$R[7]][$R[8]][$R[9]] = $vTemp EndSwitch Next Next Next Next Next Next Next Next Next EndFunc ;==>__ShuffleXD ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# =========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: Helper function for populating 1D arrays. [knight's tour type algorithm] ; Author ........: czardas ; =============================================================================================================================== Func __SwapSequence1D(ByRef $aArray, ByRef $aTrac, $iStart, $iEnd) Local $vFirst, $i, $iNext For $iInit = $iStart To $iEnd ; initialize each swap sequence If $aTrac[$iInit] <> $iInit Then ; elements will now be swapped in a sequence $i = $iInit ; set the current index to the start of the sequence $vFirst = $aArray[$i] ; copy data [although we don't know where to put it yet] Do $aArray[$i] = $aArray[$aTrac[$i]] ; overwrite each element in the sequence $iNext = $aTrac[$i] ; get the next index in the sequence $aTrac[$i] = $i ; set to ignore overwritten elements on subsequent encounters $i = $iNext ; follow the trail as far as it goes [index could be higher or lower] Until $aTrac[$i] = $iInit ; all sequences end at this juncture $aArray[$i] = $vFirst ; now we know where to put the initial element we copied earlier $aTrac[$i] = $i ; set to ignore on subsequent encounters [as above] EndIf Next EndFunc ;==>__SwapSequence1D ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# =========================================================================================================== ; Description ...: Helper function for populating 2D arrays. [knight's tour type algorithm] ; Author ........: czardas ; =============================================================================================================================== Func ___SwapSequence2D(ByRef $aArray, ByRef $aTrac, $iStart, $iEnd) Local $iCols = UBound($aArray, 2), $aFirst[$iCols], $i, $iNext For $iInit = $iStart To $iEnd ; initialize each potential overwrite sequence [separate closed system] If $aTrac[$iInit] <> $iInit Then ; rows will now be overwritten in accordance with tracking information $i = $iInit ; set the current row as the start of the sequence For $j = 0 To $iCols - 1 $aFirst[$j] = $aArray[$i][$j] ; copy the first row [although we don't know where to put it yet] Next Do For $j = 0 To $iCols - 1 $aArray[$i][$j] = $aArray[$aTrac[$i]][$j] ; overwrite each row [following the trail] Next $iNext = $aTrac[$i] ; get the index of the next row in the sequence $aTrac[$i] = $i ; set to ignore rows already processed [may be needed once, or not at all] $i = $iNext ; follow the trail as far as it goes [indices could be higher or lower] Until $aTrac[$i] = $iInit ; all tracking sequences end at this juncture For $j = 0 To $iCols - 1 $aArray[$i][$j] = $aFirst[$j] ; now we know where to put the initial row we copied earlier Next $aTrac[$i] = $i ; set to ignore rows already processed [as above] EndIf Next EndFunc ;==>___SwapSequence2D #EndRegion - Miscellaneous #Region - Remote Loops ; #INTERNAL_USE_ONLY# ========================================================================================================== ; Name...........: ___Flood1D, ___Flood2D, ___Flood3D, ___Flood4D, ___Flood5D, ___Flood6D, ___Flood7D, ___Flood8D, ___Flood9D ; Description ...: Flood the region of a multidimensional array defined by the subitem within the specified dimension. ; Syntax.........: ___FloodXD($aTarget, $aBound, $iDimension, $iSubitem, $iFrom, $aSource, $sTransfer) ; Parameters.....; $aTarget - Array to populate. ; $aBound - Array containing the bounds of each dimension. ; $iDimension - Integer value defining the dimension. ; $iSubitem - Integer value of the subitem within the dimension. ; $iFrom - [Hidden] Integer value defining a subitem within $aSource. ; $aSource - [Hidden] Array containing data which may be used to populate the target array. ; $sTransfer - String of instructions used to acquire data. ; Return values .: [ByRef] The target array after the region has been flooded. ; Author ........: czardas ; Comments ......; Using remote loops cuts out several hundred lines of duplicated code. ; Recursively targeting a custom function, whichever dimension, is straight forward and reasonably optimal. ; The approach may introduce a small circumstantial speed deficit, which seems a fair trade-off. ; The sequence of loops runs backwards: optimized for higher dimensions with less bounds. ; Only the elements associated with the specified subitem within the defined dimension are overwritten. ; Setting $iDimension to 0 causes the functions to overwrite all the elements within the target array. ; The $sTransfer parameter must be runnable code. ; Unused hidden parameters should be passed as empty strings. ; $aBound[0] can also be used as a wild card. ; ============================================================================================================================== Func ___Flood1D(ByRef $aTarget, $aBound, $iDimension, $iSubitem, $iFrom, $aSource, $sTransfer) ; [still experimental] #forceref $iDimension, $iFrom, $aSource ; $iDimension would normally not apply here (special case) Local $a[10] = ['', 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0] ; loop iteration count [or indeces of higher dimensions within the source array] For $a[1] = $iSubitem To $aBound[1] ; from the start to the bounds of the 1st dimension (special case) ; only one operation is needed in this special case $aTarget[$a[1]] = Execute($sTransfer) ; hidden parameters may appear in the code being executed Next EndFunc ;==>___Flood1D ; ============================================================================================================================== ; the following functions are slightly different ; ============================================================================================================================== Func ___Flood2D(ByRef $aTarget, $aBound, $iDimension, $iSubitem, $iFrom, $aSource, $sTransfer) #forceref $iFrom, $aSource ; hidden parameters Local $a[10] = ['', 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0] ; loop iteration count [or indeces of higher dimensions within the source array] For $a[2] = 0 To $aBound[2] For $a[1] = 0 To $aBound[1] $a[$iDimension] = $iSubitem ; override the iteration count (fast method) - $a[0] has no influence $aTarget[$a[1]][$a[2]] = Execute($sTransfer) ; hidden parameters may appear in the code being executed Next Next EndFunc ;==>___Flood2D ; ============================================================================================================================== ; see previous description and comments ; ============================================================================================================================== Func ___Flood3D(ByRef $aTarget, $aBound, $iDimension, $iSubitem, $iFrom, $aSource, $sTransfer) #forceref $iFrom, $aSource ; as above Local $a[10] = ['', 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0] ; as above For $a[3] = 0 To $aBound[3] For $a[2] = 0 To $aBound[2] For $a[1] = 0 To $aBound[1] $a[$iDimension] = $iSubitem ; as above $aTarget[$a[1]][$a[2]][$a[3]] = Execute($sTransfer) ; as above Next Next Next EndFunc ;==>___Flood3D ; ============================================================================================================================== ; see previous description and comments ; ============================================================================================================================== Func ___Flood4D(ByRef $aTarget, $aBound, $iDimension, $iSubitem, $iFrom, $aSource, $sTransfer) #forceref $iFrom, $aSource Local $a[10] = ['', 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0] For $a[4] = 0 To $aBound[4] For $a[3] = 0 To $aBound[3] For $a[2] = 0 To $aBound[2] For $a[1] = 0 To $aBound[1] $a[$iDimension] = $iSubitem $aTarget[$a[1]][$a[2]][$a[3]][$a[4]] = Execute($sTransfer) Next Next Next Next EndFunc ;==>___Flood4D ; ============================================================================================================================== ; see previous description and comments ; ============================================================================================================================== Func ___Flood5D(ByRef $aTarget, $aBound, $iDimension, $iSubitem, $iFrom, $aSource, $sTransfer) #forceref $iFrom, $aSource Local $a[10] = ['', 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0] For $a[5] = 0 To $aBound[5] For $a[4] = 0 To $aBound[4] For $a[3] = 0 To $aBound[3] For $a[2] = 0 To $aBound[2] For $a[1] = 0 To $aBound[1] $a[$iDimension] = $iSubitem $aTarget[$a[1]][$a[2]][$a[3]][$a[4]][$a[5]] = Execute($sTransfer) Next Next Next Next Next EndFunc ;==>___Flood5D ; ============================================================================================================================== ; see previous description and comments ; ============================================================================================================================== Func ___Flood6D(ByRef $aTarget, $aBound, $iDimension, $iSubitem, $iFrom, $aSource, $sTransfer) #forceref $iFrom, $aSource Local $a[10] = ['', 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0] For $a[6] = 0 To $aBound[6] For $a[5] = 0 To $aBound[5] For $a[4] = 0 To $aBound[4] For $a[3] = 0 To $aBound[3] For $a[2] = 0 To $aBound[2] For $a[1] = 0 To $aBound[1] $a[$iDimension] = $iSubitem $aTarget[$a[1]][$a[2]][$a[3]][$a[4]][$a[5]][$a[6]] = Execute($sTransfer) Next Next Next Next Next Next EndFunc ;==>___Flood6D ; ============================================================================================================================== ; see previous description and comments ; ============================================================================================================================== Func ___Flood7D(ByRef $aTarget, $aBound, $iDimension, $iSubitem, $iFrom, $aSource, $sTransfer) #forceref $iFrom, $aSource Local $a[10] = ['', 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0] For $a[7] = 0 To $aBound[7] For $a[6] = 0 To $aBound[6] For $a[5] = 0 To $aBound[5] For $a[4] = 0 To $aBound[4] For $a[3] = 0 To $aBound[3] For $a[2] = 0 To $aBound[2] For $a[1] = 0 To $aBound[1] $a[$iDimension] = $iSubitem $aTarget[$a[1]][$a[2]][$a[3]][$a[4]][$a[5]][$a[6]][$a[7]] = Execute($sTransfer) Next Next Next Next Next Next Next EndFunc ;==>___Flood7D ; ============================================================================================================================== ; see previous description and comments ; ============================================================================================================================== Func ___Flood8D(ByRef $aTarget, $aBound, $iDimension, $iSubitem, $iFrom, $aSource, $sTransfer) #forceref $iFrom, $aSource Local $a[10] = ['', 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0] For $a[8] = 0 To $aBound[8] For $a[7] = 0 To $aBound[7] For $a[6] = 0 To $aBound[6] For $a[5] = 0 To $aBound[5] For $a[4] = 0 To $aBound[4] For $a[3] = 0 To $aBound[3] For $a[2] = 0 To $aBound[2] For $a[1] = 0 To $aBound[1] $a[$iDimension] = $iSubitem $aTarget[$a[1]][$a[2]][$a[3]][$a[4]][$a[5]][$a[6]][$a[7]][$a[8]] = Execute($sTransfer) Next Next Next Next Next Next Next Next EndFunc ;==>___Flood8D ; ============================================================================================================================== ; see previous description and comments ; ============================================================================================================================== Func ___Flood9D(ByRef $aTarget, $aBound, $iDimension, $iSubitem, $iFrom, $aSource, $sTransfer) #forceref $iFrom, $aSource Local $a[10] = ['', 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0] For $a[9] = 0 To $aBound[9] For $a[8] = 0 To $aBound[8] For $a[7] = 0 To $aBound[7] For $a[6] = 0 To $aBound[6] For $a[5] = 0 To $aBound[5] For $a[4] = 0 To $aBound[4] For $a[3] = 0 To $aBound[3] For $a[2] = 0 To $aBound[2] For $a[1] = 0 To $aBound[1] $a[$iDimension] = $iSubitem $aTarget[$a[1]][$a[2]][$a[3]][$a[4]][$a[5]][$a[6]][$a[7]][$a[8]][$a[9]] = Execute($sTransfer) Next Next Next Next Next Next Next Next Next EndFunc ;==>___Flood9D #EndRegion - Remote Loops #Au3Stripper_On ; ============================================================================================================================== ; Changes between versions 0.2.0-beta and 0.2.1-beta ; _ArrayAttach - Added a check for the output array size maximum limit. ; _ShuffleArray - Rewrote the code to be used with the option $iDimension = 0. ; _DeleteRegion - New Function added. ; _ArrayUniqueXD - Replaces the depreciated function _UniqueRegion. ; _ReverseArray - New Function added. ; ============================================================================================================================== ; ============================================================================================================================== ; Changes between versions 0.2.1-beta and 0.2.2-beta ; _ArrayTransform - New Function added. ; _InsertRegion - New Function added. ; _SearchArray - New parameter added - optional search algorithm for typical string matching criteria. ; AU3Stripper - Added directive for AU3Stripper to ignore ArrayWorkshop altogether - a necessary precaution with AU3Stripper. ; ============================================================================================================================== ; ============================================================================================================================== ; Changes between versions 0.2.2-beta and 0.2.3-beta ; _ArrayTransform - Fixed leak in error check for bad shape parameter. [corrections also made to documentation] ; _ArrayUniqueXD - Implemented scripting dictionary: to generate unique keys. ; _ArraySortXD - Algorithm 256 now accepts numeric strings with leading/trailing whitespaces, includes WS after the sign symbol. ; ============================================================================================================================== This UDF and all examples can be downloaded in the zip archive below.
      ArrayWorkshop.7z
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