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Re: Confused and frustrated that this isn't working

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  • tacoman_cool
    Right. .first() is more or less shorthand for .get()[0].
    Message 1 of 4 , Mar 8, 2010
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      Right. .first() is more or less shorthand for .get()[0].

      --- In taffydb@yahoogroups.com, "tiredandweak" <tiredandweak@...> wrote:
      >
      > That only lets me get the very first match -- I want to be able to get all the records returned by the find() function. After reading your reply, though, I tried something else that appears to work:
      >
      > var db = new TAFFY(
      > [
      > {
      > title:"My Title",
      > text:"My Text",
      > author:"My Name"
      > }
      > ]
      > );
      >
      > alert(db.get(db.find({title:"My Title"}))[0].title);
      >
      > I didn't know get() could actually be given the array of indexes returned by find(). Good to know. Thanks!
      >
      > --- In taffydb@yahoogroups.com, "tacoman_cool" <ian@> wrote:
      > >
      > > You're close. .find() returns an array of indexes for records. .get() returns an array of those records. .first() returns one object (the first returned by a query).
      > >
      > > So in theory you can do alert(db.first({title:"My Title"}).text)
      > >
      > > --- In taffydb@yahoogroups.com, "tiredandweak" <tiredandweak@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Since the Taffy DB website doesn't give an example of actually retrieving an object at a particular index, I've been trying for over an hour with little luck. Please tell me how I can make this work:
      > > >
      > > > var db = new TAFFY(
      > > > [
      > > > {
      > > > title:"My Title",
      > > > text:"My Text",
      > > > author:"My Name"
      > > > }
      > > > ]
      > > > );
      > > >
      > > > var firstMatch = db.find({title:"My Title"})[0];
      > > >
      > > > alert(db.get(firstMatch).text); //appears as "undefined"
      > > >
      > >
      >
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