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Hi guys!

I took @GaryFrost's Scripting Dictionary UDF and made just a few modifications.

It now accepts multiple Scripting Dictionary objects around your script (many at once) and also allows you to choose any name for your variable. Also, it now uses OOP-like approach as proposed by @guinness.

The modifications were too simple (and I would post it on the original thread, but it's dated 2007) so all credit goes to @GaryFrost.

Example:

#include 'scriptingdic.au3'
#include <Array.au3> ; Needed only for _ArrayDisplay, and not required by the lib

; Init the object
$oObj = _InitDictionary()

; Adding a single value
_AddItem($oObj, 0, "Test")
; And showing it
msgbox(0, '', _Item($oObj, 0))

; Adding an array
Dim $aArr[] = [0, -80, -49, -44, 80, 100, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1]
_AddItem($oObj, 1, $aArr)
; And showing it
_ArrayDisplay(_Item($oObj, 1))

; We can also use this approach:
$oObj3 = _InitDictionary()
$oObj.Add("test", "foo")
MsgBox(0, '', $oObj.Item("test"))

Download: scriptingdic.au3

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14 minutes ago, Jefrey said:

; We can also use this approach: $oObj3 = _InitDictionary() $oObj.Add("test", "foo") MsgBox(0, '', $oObj.Item("test"))

; We can also use this approach:
    $oObj3 = _InitDictionary()
    $oObj3.Add("test", "foo")
    MsgBox(0, '', $oObj3.Item("test"))

Nice, thanks for sharing.

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Thanks
How can I search through the array: if string exists in form/same in "StringInStr" style ?

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