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list class : IndexOfByVal(class) method

Description

It returns an index of the first child that matches as a value.

Syntax

listInstance.IndexOfByVal(class search)

Arguments

ClassNameDescription
classsearchInstance to search.

Return value

ClassDescription
intIndex.

Sample code

1:

list{string} stringList = new list{string}();

2:

stringList.Add("a");

3:

stringList.Add("b");

4:

stringList.Add("a");

5:

int index = stringList.IndexOfByVal("a"); // The result (index) is 0.

Notes

Starts the searching from the top of the list.

Returns 0 or more if elements that have the same value as the argument exist in the list, otherwise returns -1.

This method compare equivalence as value. Please note that do not compare equivalence as references.

The argument of this method has a meaning in int, long, real, string, and bool. Does not have a meaning in other types.

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