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ArraySearch Question

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       Can you guys tell me why I'm getting this error with this script.

"Array variable has incorrect number of subscripts or subscript dimension range exceeded.:"

I'm pretty sure it's because $secondArray is larger than the $firstArray. I didn't think the size of the two seperate arrays mattered though if I'm doing a search. I tell it the position of the data in the 2nd array I want to search the 1st array for. Why does the size of the 1st array matter? Or am I completely not understanding it.  

#include <Array.au3>

Local $firstArray[1] = [1]

Local $secondArray[1] = [1]

For $i = 0 To 50



For $i = 0 To 55



For $iCt = 0 To UBound($secondArray)

    $aSearch =  _ArraySearch($firstArray,$secondArray[$iCt])

    If @error = 6 Then
        MsgBox(0,"Not Found", "Item not found in firstArray " & $secondArray[$iCt] )



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It's because the array $secondarray has 57 items in it, but they're numbered from 0 to 56, so when you do a UBound($secondarray) that returns with 57. Your For/Next loop counts up to 57, but you only have $secondarray[56] items in the array.

Use For $iCt = 0 To UBound($secondArray) - 1 instead, remove one from the count.

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The problem lies here:

For $iCt = 0 To UBound($secondArray)
As the first element of the array is [0], the highest index is always one less that the number of elements. ;)


For $iCt = 0 To UBound($secondArray) - 1
and all will be well. :)


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Thank guys. I knew it was something simple that I was overlooking. By me adding - 1, that shouldn't change any of the data positions in $secondArray I think. It will just reduce the total count (UBound) it loops through. The phrase "Can't see the forest for the trees" is coming to mind right now :)

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