basic.del Statement/BASIC Program

basic.del

Command basic.del Statement/BASIC Program
Applicable release versions: AP
Category BASIC Program (486)
Description provides an alternate to the "delete" function for deleting a location from a dynamic array.
Syntax del dynamic.array<ac.expression {,vc.expression ... {,sc.expression}}>
Options
Example
equ vm to char(253)
beatles = 
"john":vm:"paul":vm:"pete":vm:"george"
del beatles<1,3>

This example deletes the value "pete" from the dynamic array 
"beatles".  The reference to attribute 1 is required.  The absence of 
attribute marks in "beatles" requires that it be treated as a single 
attribute.
Purpose
Related basic.replace
basic.ins
basic.array.dynamic
basic.insert
basic.extract
basic.delete.function