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A looping question

Andrew Parker
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Joined: Nov 12, 2001
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Hi,
I encountered a looping question. I have a text file in which there are many tokens separated by ",". Where should I place the "NO RECORD FOUND." code if there is no console input matching with token in text file? It will be displayed even though there is a matching record. I tried to use else block after if block, but still no use because of the 2nd while loop.

Here is the code:

Thanks for help.
Andrew
Blake Minghelli
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Joined: Sep 13, 2002
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Suggestion - add a boolean flag (initialized to false before outer loop) and set it to true only when a match is found. Then after the outer loop completes, display the error message if your flag is still false.


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Andrew Parker
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Thanks for your help. It works now.
Regards
Andrew
 
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