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Posted on 2014-10-16
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Lets say I have the following JSON OBJECT

{
    "teamname": "Anaheim Ducks",
    "nickname": "Ducks",
    "SportTypes": {
      "-JZLOh7KtM78I5wAL6Ua": true
    },
    "locations": {
      "-JZLCFtpcuvsYxb5N1Cc": true
    },
    "countries": {
      "-JZG9IwEwKGqsExky7UT": true
    },
    "leagues": {
      "-JZLd1hXyyr9ehLwmmbc": true
    },
    "Divisions": {
      "-JZLh2UYKi5IvphLtX4I": true,
      "-JZLh2UaZbpcO7XixD1x": true
    }
  }

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I want to loop thru it and pull the record chunks so if the loop pointer position is at 0 all the following JSON chunk will be stored in a variable.

{
    "teamname": "Anaheim Ducks",
    "nickname": "Ducks",
    "SportTypes": {
      "-JZLOh7KtM78I5wAL6Ua": true
    },
    "locations": {
      "-JZLCFtpcuvsYxb5N1Cc": true
    },
    "countries": {
      "-JZG9IwEwKGqsExky7UT": true
    },
    "leagues": {
      "-JZLd1hXyyr9ehLwmmbc": true
    },
    "Divisions": {
      "-JZLh2UYKi5IvphLtX4I": true,
      "-JZLh2UaZbpcO7XixD1x": true
    }
  }

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Question by:stargateatlantis
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What didn't this do? http://jsbin.com/sunica/1/edit?js,console

the following would store the chunk in a variable
var chunk = myobject[0];
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by:Zvonko
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If you parse the the JSON string into variable then is that variable the variable that you asked for. So what is the question?

Here a loop proving that the generated object from your JSON string gets all the properties as above stated:
<script>
var strText = '{\
    "teamname": "Anaheim Ducks",\
    "nickname": "Ducks",\
    "SportTypes": {\
      "-JZLOh7KtM78I5wAL6Ua": true\
    },\
    "locations": {\
      "-JZLCFtpcuvsYxb5N1Cc": true\
    },\
    "countries": {\
      "-JZG9IwEwKGqsExky7UT": true\
    },\
    "leagues": {\
      "-JZLd1hXyyr9ehLwmmbc": true\
    },\
    "Divisions": {\
      "-JZLh2UYKi5IvphLtX4I": true,\
      "-JZLh2UaZbpcO7XixD1x": true\
    }\
  }';
  
var obj = JSON.parse(strText);

var msg = "";
for(var elem in obj){
  if(typeof obj[elem] == "object"){
    msg += elem+" {\n";
	for(var attr in obj[elem]){
	  msg += attr+": "+obj[elem][attr]+"\n";
	}
	msg += "}\n";
  } else {
    msg += elem+": "+obj[elem]+"\n";
  }
}

alert(msg);

</script>

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