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Re:[Clip] Art, History, and Lit Array

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  • gold76spirit
    Elizabeth, THANK YOU!!! THANK YOU!!!! This worked beautifully and was just what I needed! Gratefully, GL ... You can add as many options as you want. ...
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 1, 2002
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      Elizabeth,

      THANK YOU!!! THANK YOU!!!! This worked beautifully and was just
      what I needed!

      Gratefully,
      GL

      :^)

      --- In ntb-clips@y..., Elizabeth Wild <ewild@s...> wrote:
      > Here is a very basic clip which I think will accomplish your goal.
      You can add as many options as you want.
      >
      > Clip start:
      >
      > ^!SetArray %choices%=^?{(t=a)Choose Subject
      Areas=Art^=200|History^=300|Literature^=350}
      > ^!Set %loop%=^%choices0%; %control%=0
      >
      > :loop
      > ^!Inc control
      > ^!Insert <term type="soc" n="^%Choices^%control%%">^%NL%
      > ^!If ^%loop%=^%control% skip
      > ^!GoTo loop
      >
      > I have converted the characters, so that e-mail programs and the
      web will render rather than interpreting.
      >
      > Elizabeth Wild
      > ewild@s...
      >
      > Original message from: "gold76spirit"
      > >OK, I haven't a clue...
      > >
      > >I need to provide a list of choices (preferably check boxes) from
      > >which the user can select any number of options. Their selections
      > >first need to be converted or read as a value and that number must
      > >then be inputted as the value of n in this XML tag, one entry per
      > >tag: <term type="soc" n=""> I tried to use an array, but that
      only
      > >works for one selection at a time, and I need to speed things up
      and
      > >allow them to select as many values as they need.
      > >
      > >
      > >Here is a short example of what my user needs to see as his
      choices:
      > >Art
      > >History
      > >Literature
      > >
      > >
      > >Let's say the value for those terms are:
      > >Art=200
      > >History=300
      > >Literature=350
      > >
      > >
      > >In the file, I need to see:
      > ><term type="soc" n="200">
      > ><term type="soc" n="300">
      > >
      > >I don't want the user to see the numerical value for these terms.
      > >
      > >Can anyone offer suggestions?
      > >
      > >Tnaks so very much!!! :-)
      > >GL
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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      > >
      > >
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