VBscript, Merge two arrays into one

Posted on 2006-10-29
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
Is there a function build into vbscript that permits me to join two or more arrays to one ?
If not can such function be written ?
Question by:sebastienbo
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dim j1
dim j2
dim combinedArray()

j1 = join(array1,"|")
j2 = join(array2,"|")
j1 = j1 & "|" & j2

combinedArray = split(j1,"|")
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BrianGEFF719 earned 500 total points
ID: 17830884
or just:

dim combinedArray()
combinedArray = split(join(array1,"|") & "|" & join(array2,"|") ,"|") 'combines array1 & array2

Expert Comment

ID: 17831887
Hello Sir,

Here's a quick script I came up with to do this. With this code, the arrays don't have to be the same size. It will simply combine two individual arrays into one big one by using a dynamic third array (since you may/may not know how big the first two will be.)

Dim intArray1(8)
Dim intArray2(9)
Dim intNewArray()

Public Sub cmdScramble_OnClick()

intValue = 1

for x = 0 to UBound(intArray1)-1
intArray1(x) = intValue
intValue = intValue + 1

for x = 0 to UBound(intArray2)-1
intArray2(x) = intValue
intValue = intValue + 1

ReDim intNewArray(UBound(intArray1)+UBound(intArray2))

for x = 0 to UBound(intArray1)-1
intNewArray(x) = intArray1(x)

y = 0

for x = UBound(intArray1) to (Ubound(intArray1) + UBound(intArray2))
intNewArray(x) = intArray2(y)
y = y + 1

for x = 0 to ubound(intNewArray)-1
msgbox intNewArray(x)

End sub



with regards,

Author Comment

ID: 17835273
Thanks BrianGEFF719 ,

Your solution was short,powerfull and simple.

padmaja you had a nice function too but it is much too large, but thanks for the effort.

THank you for your help


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