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Checks whether a list contains a given value.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
List 5.0 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "QuickList.HasValue"; ListRef; Value )   More


Parameter Description Example
ListRef The reference to the list returned from QuickList.New function. $List
Value The value to check. "Hello"


Returns 1, 0 or error.


Checks whether a list contains a given value.
Returns 1 if value is found or 0 if not. Text comparison is case sensitive.


Checks if list contains value:

Set Variable [$q; Value:MBS("QuickList.New"; "Hello¶World")]
Show Custom Dialog ["Contains World"; MBS("QuickList.HasValue"; $q; "World")]
Show Custom Dialog ["Contains Test"; MBS("QuickList.HasValue";$q; "Test")]
Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("QuickList.Release"; $q)]

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Created 12nd November 2014, last changed 14th December 2023

QuickList.HasDuplicateItems - QuickList.HasValues