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Old July 25th, 2013, 11:52 AM
dreimer dreimer is offline
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Default Re: Alphabetize a list

Dan, I tested the array rule you have here using the data typed into the rule and it works great. I am wondering how I would use an external data file to accomplish this same thing. I have attached a sample data file, these are in alphabetical order right now but won't be when I run the job. How would I write the rule with each option being in it's own field. I would want to ignore the first field in the external data file though, that field is what I am going to try and link the source data to. TIA

I tried this but get an error "myData.split is not a function"

var myData = new ExternalDataFileEx("BeerListHeader.txt", "\,");
var myArray = myData.split("\,");
return myArray.sort().join("<br>\n");
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File Type: txt BeerListHeader.txt (854 Bytes, 7 views)
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