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Do a Case Statement with TEXT values... by tayloredwarez
Posted: 16 Nov 05 (Edited 17 Nov 05)

1st add this function to your app.

CODE

function StringToCaseSelect(Selector : string;
 CaseList: array of string): Integer;
var cnt: integer;
begin
   Result:=-1;
   for cnt:=0 to Length(CaseList)-1 do
begin
     if CompareText(Selector, CaseList[cnt]) = 0 then
     begin
       Result:=cnt;
       Break;
     end;
   end;
end;

Usage:

CODE

case StringToCaseSelect(edit1.Text,['stringtocompareagainst1','stringtocompareagainst2','stringtocompareagainst3']) of
   0:ShowMessage('You picked string1') ;
   1:ShowMessage('You picked string2') ;
   2:ShowMessage('You picked string3') ;
end;
}

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