# List Processing

Updated: 10/19/2020, 10:24:56 AM
Created: 10/19/2020, 10:24:56 AM
Last Updated By: Daniel Klein
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Tags: lists

List storage How saved lists are stored
AND-LISTS AND two or more save-lists together to produce a new default list containing only values common in all lists (Intersection), e.g. AND-LISTS list1 list2 ... listX
COPY-LIST Copy a saved list to another list or to another file
DELETE-LIST Deletes a saved list
DIFF-LIST Creates a list which is the difference between two stored lists
EDIT-LIST Edit an existing list. The default editor is ED, however an alternate editor can be specifed using the ED= option, e.g.
edit-list planets ed=jed
edit-list employees ed=notepad
edit-list books ed=nano
FORM-LIST Creates a list from a record in a file
GET-LIST Retrieves a stored list and makes it the active list
LIST-LISTS Displays a list of all select lists available
OR-LISTS OR two or more save-lists together to produce a new default list containing all values both common and unique from each list (Union), e.g. OR-LISTS list1 list2 ... listX
QSELECT Generates a select list from the fields of specified items and makes it the active list
SAVE-LIST Saves the currently active select list to a named list record
SEARCH Creates a list of all records in a file which contain one or more text sequences
SORT-LIST Sorts a saved select list
XOR-LISTS XOR (eXclusive OR) two or more save-lists together to produce a new default list containing only unique values from each list. In other words, entries selected from each list do not appear in any of the other lists.
XSELECT Generates a select list of keys in a file which do not match given selection criteria

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