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If a rotation is stored in a list as "<7,5,0>" (as opposed to <7,5,0>), its type will be returned as TYPE_STRING, not TYPE_VECTOR. Ditto for "1" being returned as a string instead of an integer, etc.
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Revision as of 19:04, 13 July 2008

Summary

Function: integer llGetListEntryType( list src, integer index );

Returns an integer that is the type of the entry index in src.

• list src List containing the element of interest.
• integer index Index of the element of interest.

index supports negative indexes.
If index describes a location not in src then TYPE_INVALID is returned.

Specification

Index Positive Negative
First 0 -length
Last length - 1 -1

Indexes

  • Positive indexes count from the beginning, the first item being indexed as 0, the last as (length - 1).
  • Negative indexes count from the far end, the first item being indexed as -length, the last as -1.

Type Description
TYPE_INTEGER 1 integer
TYPE_FLOAT 2 float
TYPE_STRING 3 string
Type Description
TYPE_KEY 4 key
TYPE_VECTOR 5 vector
TYPE_ROTATION 6 rotation
Type Description
TYPE_INVALID 0 none

Caveats

  • If index is out of bounds the script continues to execute without an error message.If a rotation is stored in a list as "<7,5,0>" (as opposed to <7,5,0>), its type will be returned as TYPE_STRING, not TYPE_VECTOR. Ditto for "1" being returned as a string instead of an integer, etc.
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Examples

See Also

Functions

•  llList2Float
•  llList2Integer
•  llList2Key
•  llList2Rot
•  llList2String
•  llList2Vector

Articles

•  Negative Index

Deep Notes

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Signature

function integer llGetListEntryType( list src, integer index );