Solved

Manipulate arrays, and placing the resualts to SQL

Posted on 2006-11-15
4
234 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-16
I've got the following code:

Console.WriteLine(page);
            int itemId = 1;
            int parentId = 0;
            int crtPos = 0;

            string allEntries = page.Replace("\n", string.Empty);
            allEntries = allEntries.Replace("\r", string.Empty).Replace(" ", string.Empty).Replace("\t", string.Empty);

            string[] values = allEntries.Split('[');
            string crtValue = string.Empty;
            string query = string.Empty;
            string initialCrtValue = string.Empty;
            string paveWithIdAndParentId = string.Empty;
            string pageWithIdAndParentId = "[";

            ArrayList parents = new ArrayList();

            for ( int i = 0 ; i < values.Length ; i++ )
            {
                crtValue = values[i];

                if ( crtValue.Length == 0 )
                {
                    continue;
                }
                initialCrtValue = "[" + crtValue;

                itemId ++;
                parentId = itemId;

                crtPos = crtValue.IndexOf(']');
                if ( crtPos == -1 )
                {
                    if ( parents.Count > 0 )
                        parentId = (int)parents[parents.Count - 1];
                    parents.Add(itemId);
                }
                else
                {
                    crtValue = crtValue.Remove(crtPos, 1);
                    crtPos = crtValue.IndexOf(']');
                    if ( parents.Count > 0 )
                    {
                        parentId = (int)parents[parents.Count - 1];
                    }
                    while ( crtPos != -1 )
                    {
                        if ( parents.Count > 0 )
                        {
                            parents.RemoveAt(parents.Count - 1);
                        }
                        crtValue = crtValue.Remove(crtPos, 1);
                        crtPos = crtValue.IndexOf(']');
                    }
                }

                //query = string.Format("INSERT INTO yourTableHere (menu_Icon,menu_Title,menu_URL,menu_Target ,menu_description, Id, ParentId) VALUES (%s%d,%d)", values, id, parentId);
                query = string.Format("({0}{1},{2})", crtValue, itemId, parentId);
                Console.WriteLine(query);
                // execute query string formated above.
                int firstComaPos = initialCrtValue.IndexOf(',');
                if ( firstComaPos == -1 ) continue;
                initialCrtValue = initialCrtValue.Insert(firstComaPos + 1, string.Format("{0},{1},", itemId, parentId));
                pageWithIdAndParentId += (initialCrtValue);





Do you think you can help me with getting another problem I have, its pretty much the same, but I want to capture all the value and place it in the query string (insert)

So if I had the following

['home.gif', 'Homepage', 'http://www.google.com', 'main','this is a test', '1', '2'

will get converted to:

query = string.Format("INSERT INTO yourTableHere (menu_Icon,menu_Title,menu_URL,menu_Target ,menu_description, Id, ParentId) VALUES (%a,%b,%c,%d,%e,%f,%g)", icon, title, url, target, desc, itemid, parentid);


Dont know if that made sense?
0
Comment
Question by:mousemat24
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
Agarici earned 500 total points
ID: 17945419
string someString = @"['home.gif', 'Homepage', 'http://www.google.com', 'main','this is a test', '1', '2'";
string[] values = someString.Split(',');
if( values.Length != 7 )
    // see how to handle this case

query = string.Format("INSERT INTO yourTableHere (menu_Icon,menu_Title,menu_URL,menu_Target ,menu_description, Id, ParentId) VALUES ({0},{1},{2},{3},{4},{5},{6})", values[0],values[1],values[2],values[3],values[4],values[5],values[6]);

A.
0
 

Author Comment

by:mousemat24
ID: 17945688
Will you code work with the following string, i..e will it go through all each element of the array:

string page = "[[null,'dasdas','_self','sada',[null,'dasdas','_self','sada',[null,'dasdas','_self','sada'],[null,'dasdas','_self','sada',[null,'dasdas','_self','sada'],[null,'dasdas','_self','sada'],[null,'dasdas','_self','sada']],[null,'dasdas','_self','sada']]],[null,'dasdas','_self','sada',[null,'dasdas','_self','sada'],[null,'dasdas','_self','sada'],[null,'dasdas','_self','sada',[null,'dasdas','_self','sada'],[null,'dasdas','_self','sada'],[null,'dasdas','_self','sada']]],[null,'dasdas','_self','sada']]";

Thanks Agarici
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:Agarici
ID: 17945696
certenly not

but it will work on 'crtValue' variable from the code you posted

A.
0
 

Author Comment

by:mousemat24
ID: 17961294
Thanks Agarici  for your help again, man you .NET developers are good!!!
0

Featured Post

Salesforce Has Never Been Easier

Improve and reinforce salesforce training & adoption using WalkMe's digital adoption platform. Start saving on costly employee training by creating fast intuitive Walk-Thrus for Salesforce. Claim your Free Account Now

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction Hi all and welcome to my first article on Experts Exchange. A while ago, someone asked me if i could do some tutorials on object oriented programming. I decided to do them on C#. Now you may ask me, why's that? Well, one of the re…
Performance in games development is paramount: every microsecond counts to be able to do everything in less than 33ms (aiming at 16ms). C# foreach statement is one of the worst performance killers, and here I explain why.
In this video, viewers will be given step by step instructions on adjusting mouse, pointer and cursor visibility in Microsoft Windows 10. The video seeks to educate those who are struggling with the new Windows 10 Graphical User Interface. Change Cu…
If you’ve ever visited a web page and noticed a cool font that you really liked the look of, but couldn’t figure out which font it was so that you could use it for your own work, then this video is for you! In this Micro Tutorial, you'll learn yo…

705 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question