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Re: How to convert (concatenate) a string array to a string scalar?
David Fanning wrote:
> Alex Schuster (email@example.com) writes:
> > BEEEEEP! There's no need for that, here's a function which does what
> > Kristian wants:
> > function strconcat, numarray
> > format = string( '(', n_elements( numarray ), '(I0,', '","))' )
> > str = string( numarray, format=format )
> > return, strmid( str, 0, strlen( str ) - 1 )
> > end
> > In the example above, the format string which is created inside the
> > function would be '3(I0,",")' , which tells the STRING routine to take
> > three integers and add them to the string without leading blanks, but
> > with a comma between them. The last strmid call only removes the last
> > comma from the string.
> I only know one thing for certain about IDL, and that
> is this:
> There is an inverse correlation between how certain
> I am that something can only be done one way in IDL
> and the number of alternative methods I will learn
> about in the next 15 minutes.
Obfuscated IDL Contest Entry:
n_elements(tmp)))[where(tmp ne 0)])
Given integer array "a".
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