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Re: List searching


Hi,

MatchQ[lst, {___, a_, ___, a_, ___}]

will test for multiple elements in lst and

and

MatchQ[lst, {___, a_ /; a > CretainNumber, ___}]

will do the second test.

Regards

  Jens

"Guy Israeli" <guyi1 at netvision.net.il> schrieb im 
Newsbeitrag news:d7h9gm$3go$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> Hello,
>
> I needed to test lists for certain elements 
> inside of it, however, since I
> didn't find the proper function I had to write 
> them myself.
>
> are there functions that can do the following:
>
> - tests (returns true or false) if within the 
> list there is an element that
> appears more than once
>
> - tests if there is an element in the list that 
> is bigger/smaller than a
> certain number
>
> I would really appreciate your help,
>
> Guy
>
> 



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