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Description of MUSHclient world function: world.ArrayGetLastKey


Name ArrayGetLastKey
Type Method
Summary Gets the key of the last element in the array (if any)
Prototype VARIANT ArrayGetLastKey(BSTR Name);

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Description

This retrieves the key of the last element in a specified array. You can then use ArrayGet to get the value associated with that key.

You could use this to implement a stack (to pull out the last entry in the stack).


Note: Available in version 3.46 onwards.


VBscript example
Note ArrayGetLastKey ("spells")
Lua example
Note (ArrayGetLastKey ("spells"))
Lua notes
Lua returns nil where applicable instead of an "empty variant".
Returns The value of the last key for the specified array.

However if any of the following conditions is met, an "empty" variant is returned:

* Bad array name
* Array does not exist
* Array is empty
Introduced in version 3.46

See also ...

Function Description
ArrayClear Clears an array
ArrayCreate Creates an array
ArrayDeleteKey Deletes a key/value pair from an array
ArrayGet Gets the value of an array item
ArrayGetFirstKey Gets the key of the first element in the array (if any)
ArrayKeyExists Tests to see if the specified array key exists
ArrayListKeys Gets the list of all the keys in an array

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