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Posted on 2011-02-19
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I have a situation where I am iterating a xml-string, with several id-nodes.
If one of the id-nodes equals a predefined number, the movie should show solution A, but if the predefined number does not exist as an id-node, it should show solution B.

The problem is that if I iterate the xml, both scenarios exist, if I compare IDs.
It equals an ID and it does not equals an ID.
Take a look:
var bookLength=myXML.Book;
for (var i:int; i < bookLength.length(); i++ ) {
if (myXML.Book[i].id==0684826976){
title_TF.x=30;
}
else{
title_TF.x=50;
}
}

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The problem is that title_TF will show in both positions since both situations are correct.
But obviously I only want one of the solutions to show.


<Books>
 <Book>
  <id>0553212419</id>
  <title>Sherlock Holmes: Complete Novels and Stories, Vol 1</title>
  <author>Sir Arthur Conan Doyle</author>
</Book>
<Book>
  <id>0743273567</id>
  <title>The Great Gatsby</title>
  <author>F. Scott Fitzgerald</author>
</Book>
<Books>
 <Book>
  <id>0684826976</id>
  <title>Undaunted Courage</title>
  <author>Stephen E. Ambrose</author>
</Book>
<Book>
  <id>0743203178</id>
  <title>Nothing Like It In the World</title>
  <author>Stephen E. Ambrose</author>
 </Book>
</Books>

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Question by:petersego
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var bookLength=myXML.Book;
for (var i:int; i < bookLength.length(); i++ ) {
if (myXML.Book[i].id==0684826976){
title_TF.x=30; break;
}
else{
title_TF.x=50; break;
}
}

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the break; command will exit the for after one executed path
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by:petersego
ID: 34933547
Ahh, brillant, Thanks alot.
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by:andreizz
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No problem, good luck!
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