Set or get unique keys property. Specifies a dictionary mode of Add method. If True (default), Add method does not allow to add two items with the same key.
vUniqueKeys = Dictionary.UniqueKeys
Dictionary.UniqueKeys = vUniqueKeys
You can use non-unique keys to store more values under one key.
- Multi.Dictionary.Count property returns number of values within one key
- Multi.Dictionary.Item property returns one item, or array of items when Count(Key)>1
Remove method sample - nonunique keys
Dim D As New Multi.Dictionary D.UniqueKeys = False D("Martin") = 3812 D("Alex") = 2534 D("Alex") = 2535 D("Peter") = 12 'There are 3 keys / 4 items in the dictionary Debug.Print D.KeysCount, D.Count 'Remove One key - one pair. D.Remove "Martin" 'There are 2 keys / 3 items in the dictionary Debug.Print D.KeysCount, D.Count 'Remove One key - two pairs. D.Remove "Alex" 'There are 1 key / 1 item in the dictionary Debug.Print D.KeysCount, D.Count
Add, Connect, Disconnect, Exists, Load, Lock, Remove, RemoveAll, RemoveDictionary, Save, Unlock
CompareMode, Count, Dictionaries, Item, Items, ItemsCount, Key, Keys, KeysCount, LockDuration, Name, RefCounter, UniqueKeys
Free threaded dictionary object. Lets you work with unique/non-unique keys, any VARIANT values and connect to other dictionary in the same process.
Dictionary is a COM class specially designed as a free-threaded dictionary in Application scope of ASP/ASP.Net pages. It also works with script other engines in VB Script and JScript (ASP,ASP.Net, WSH, CHM, HTA), VB Net, Visual basic (VBA - VB 5, VB 6, Word, Excel, Access, …), C#, J#, C++, ASP, ASP.Net, Delphi and with T-SQL OLE functions - see Use ByteArray object article. You can also use the object in other programming environments with COM support, such is PowerBuilder.
Source code for Dictionary is available within distribution license, please see License page for Multi Dictionary or License page for ASP file upload and ScriptUtilities.
Free-threaded (multithreaded) dictionary object. Lets you work with unique/non-unique keys in VBScript and JScript envinronment (share application/session variables in ASP) or any other programming language. You can share dictionary variables between processes or computers, you can save or restore dictionary variables to a disk, work with keys using regular expression and more.
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