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ArrayListCompareNoCase(arrayToSearch, listToFind[, delimiter])

Last updated March 28, 2005

author

Steve Robison, Jr

Version: 1 | Requires: CF5 | Library: DataManipulationLib

Description:
Returns the index in an array containing one of the given (case-insensitive) list elements or 0 if none found.

Return Values:
Returns a number.

Example:

<cfset l = "a,b,c,d">
<cfset a = ArrayNew(1)>
<cfset a[1] = "e">
<cfset a[2] = "d">
<cfset a[3] = "ab">

<cfoutput>#ArrayListCompareNoCase(a, l)#</cfoutput>

Parameters:

Name Description Required
arrayToSearch The array to search. Yes
listToFind List that will be searched for. If any item is found, the array index is returned. Yes
delimiter List delimiter. Defaults to a comma. No

Full UDF Source:

/**
 * Returns the index of the first item in an array that contains a list element.
 * 
 * @param arrayToSearch 	 The array to search. (Required)
 * @param listToFind 	 List that will be searched for. If any item is found, the array index is returned. (Required)
 * @param delimiter 	 List delimiter. Defaults to a comma. (Optional)
 * @return Returns a number. 
 * @author Steve Robison, Jr (steverobison@gmail.com) 
 * @version 1, March 28, 2005 
 */
function ArrayListCompareNoCase(arrayToSearch,listToFind){
	//a variable for looping
	var ii = 0;		// variable for looping through list
	var jj = 0;		// variable for looping through array
	var delimiter = ',';		// default delimiter
	

	// check to see if delimiters were passed
	if (ArrayLen(arguments) gt 2) delimiter = arguments[3];

	//loop through list
	for(ii = 1; ii LTE ListLen(listToFind, delimiter); ii = ii + 1) {
	//loop through the array, looking for the value
	for(jj = 1; jj LTE arrayLen(arrayToSearch); jj = jj + 1){
		//if this is the value, return the index
		if(NOT compareNoCase(arrayToSearch[jj],ListGetAt(listToFind, ii, delimiter)))
			return jj;
	}
	}
	//if we've gotten this far, it means the value was not found, so return 0
	return 0;
}
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