[fpc-pascal] Const Array Length (was Dynamic Array Length)

Rainer Stratmann RainerStratmann at t-online.de
Sat Jan 2 17:23:27 CET 2010


Am Saturday 02 January 2010 16:34:57 schrieb JoshyFun:
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> a: array[1..] or string = ('aaa', 'bbb', 'ccc');
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That would be perfect.
Then you can automatically calculate the amount:
amax = sizeof( a ) div sizeof( a[ 1 ] );

And you are free to set the number of the first array, in this case 1.

Like J├╝rgen says it is not a big deal to change the upper border, but it would 
make life easier a bit.

It would be a userfriendly bit.

May be people from delphi switch to fpc then... (ok not only for this reason, 
but if there are another useful bits...)

Happy new year.



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