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Old 10-13-2016, 09:41 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by DarkStar View Post
Ah, I didn't know about 2-dimensional dynamic arrays. That could do it.

But. how about the case where they are not tracks and clips but elements where I cannot determine how many there are in each chain?
It would work the same I suppose...Nested tables. (Lua doesn't even have arrays, 1D/2D/otherwise, all data that needs to be in "collections" must be put into tables.)

Unless there was a really good reason to, I wouldn't play around with stuff like trying to use integer indexes in some convoluted fashion. The Lua tables can have for example strings as the table keys, which could probably be used more easily. Can you explain your intended data access pattern in more detail?
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