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locate item in a string

Posted on 2002-07-10
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hello!

i need a easy and nice way of locating users and theire room

the format is something like this :

user:channel

this si a sample of how i should add them

var
i        : integer;
templist : TStringlist;
temp : string;
temp2 : string;
begin
  templist := TStringlist.Create;
  templist.CommaText := commanicks;

  for i := 0 to templist.Count -1 do
  begin
    temp := templist.Strings[i];
            if pos(temp[1],'@+') <> 0 then
               delete(temp,1,1);

    if frmmain.userlist.Strings.IndexOf(temp) = -1 then
      frmmain.userlist.Strings.Add (temp + '=' + channel);

  end;
  templist.free;

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someone please help
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by:mullet_attack
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please, a better example of code, and what exactly is the problem/question?
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by:Cynna
ID: 7144849
joepezt,

I'm not sure if I get you right. If you just need quick way to extract channel
from list of strings with format "username=channel" then copy/paste this:


function UserChannel(list:TStringlist; user:String): String;
var s: String;
    i: Integer;
begin
   i:=list.IndexOf(user+'='); if i=-1 then Exit;
   s:=list.Strings[i];
   Result:=Copy(s, Pos('=',s)+1, Length(s));
end;

// DEMO:
//---------
procedure Tfrmmain.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
var username: String;
begin
  username:='bla';
  Caption:='User: '+username+' is located in channel: '+UserChannel(frmmain.userlist, username);
end;


If this is not what you want, please be more detailed.
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by:mullet_attack
ID: 7144905
maybe...

function UserChannel(list:TStringlist; user:String): String;
var s: String;
   i: Integer;
begin
  result := list.strings.values[user];

//  i:=list.IndexOf(user+'='); if i=-1 then Exit;
//  s:=list.Strings[i];
//  Result:=Copy(s, Pos('=',s)+1, Length(s));
end;

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by:joepezt
ID: 7146687
i temporary solved this by doing:  

    if userlist.IndexOf(temp) = -1 then
    begin
      userlist.Add (temp);
      channellist.Add (channel);
    end;

but i would do nnot want to use 2 stringlists...

the problem is that if this list gets desynked, all channels nmight be out of synch with the userlist..


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by:mullet_attack
ID: 7147642
solved what exactly? I still don't understand what your question is !
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