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Search

Searches for an element equal to the sample in the sorted array.

int  Search(
   CObject*  element      // sample
   ) const

Parameters

element

[in] The sample element to search in the array.

Return Value

The position of the found element - successful, -1 - the element not found.

Example:

//--- example for CArrayObj::Search(CObject*)
#include <Arrays\ArrayObj.mqh>
//---
void OnStart()
  {
   CArrayObj *array=new CArrayObj;
   //---
   if(array==NULL)
     {
      printf("Object create error");
      return;
     }
   //--- add arrays elements
   //--- . . .
   //--- sort array
   array.Sort();
   //--- create sample
   CObject *sample=new CObject;
   if(sample==NULL)
     {
      printf("Sample create error");
      delete array;
      return;
     }
   //--- set sample attributes
   //--- . . .
   //--- search element
   if(array.Search(sample)!=-1) printf("Element found");
   else                         printf("Element not found");
   //--- delete array
   delete array;
  }


Updated: 2016.03.21