The Source Insight macro language does not support array variables. However, file buffers can be used as dynamic arrays. Each line in a buffer can represent an array element. Furthermore, record variables can be stored in each line to give you record arrays.
Buffer functions are described in a following section. Some useful functions are NewBuf and CloseBuf for creating and destroying buffers; and the buffer line functions: GetBufLine, PutBufLine, InsBufLine, AppendBufLine, DelBufLine, and GetBufLineCount. You can also call NewWnd to put the array buffer in a window so you can see the array contents.
This example creates a buffer array of records.
hbuf = NewBuf() rec = “name=\”Joe Smith\”;age=\”34\”;experience=\”guru\”” AppendBufLine(hbuf, rec) rec = “name=\”Mary X"\”;age=\”31\”;experience=\”intern\”” AppendBufLine(hbuf, rec) // hbuf now has 2 records in it rec = GetBufLine(hbuf, 0) // retrieve 0th element CloseBuf(hbuf)
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