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ID27
StatusClosed (Implemented)
Categorydatatool
SummaryDTLisinlist

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Hello ! Thanks for your datatool and datatooltk piece of software ! A very humble feature addition would be to have the equivalent DTLisinlist of the DTLifinlist. We could then use DTLisinlist in the DTLforeach statement to select rows according to a list. Although there is a workaround, using DTLifinlist inside a DTLforeach loop, it is not very satisfactory nor readable. To plead for this feature, since it is somme kind of a primitive, I guess it should not be too much connected with other features, therefore not compromising the rest of the construction. I will try to make it with the example of DTLifinlist ... but I have not your skill :( Nice day !

Comment from Al DUS
Date: 2014-10-29 06:48:09 CDT

I found a bypass, quite obvious but still usefull, to transform any DTLif... in DTLis... usable in DTLforeach for instance.

Here it is:

\newcommand{\DTLisinlist}[2]{\DTLifinlist{#1}{#2}{true}{false}}
Hope it helps.

Evaluation

I've added \DTLisinlist to version 2.23. (The commands that work within \ifthenelse seem to require the use of \TE@throw so I've implemented it slightly differently to your suggestion.)

Comment from Aldus
Date: 2015-07-12 01:40:42 CDT

Thanks !

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