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  • Pierre-Alain Lécroart

    May 14, 2020 at 11:06 am

    Hi !

    Sorry for the noob question, I can’t find a function that works to get all the values of an array

    myArray = {
    "a":1,
    "b":2
    };

    If I do that :
    alert(Object.keys(myArray));
    I get “a,b”

    When I do that
    alert(Object.values(myArray));
    I get an error “Function Object.values is undefined”

    How do I get “1,2” ?

    Thanks a lot

  • Andrei Popa

    May 14, 2020 at 3:15 pm

    That is an object. An array looks like this myArray = [1,2,3] and you access its values like this myArray[1].
    How do you want to get the values of your object? As a string in this format “1,2”? If yes, try this:

    function getValues(object){
    var values = [];
    for (var i in object) {
    values.push(object[i]);
    }
    return values.join(",");
    }

    alert(getValues(myArray));

    Andrei
    My Envato portfolio.

  • Pierre-Alain Lécroart

    May 15, 2020 at 9:11 pm

    Sorry I don’t know why I was so focused on the wrong idea that this was an array an not an object.
    Thanks a lot for your solution ! ☺
    So the idea is to push all the object values to an array.

    Maybe it’s because I’m a begginer but I don’t really get why there is a “Object.keys” method that works in AE and the “Object.values” method don’t.

  • Andrei Popa

    May 16, 2020 at 9:49 am

    I don’t have an Object.keys on my version of after effects. I use AE 2020.
    It may be that you have a different version or maybe you have some sort of library that extendet “Object” with a .keys function. You can check that by either

    alert(Object.toSource())

    or

    $.writeln(Object.toSource())

    When i run either one of these 2 functions, i only get (function Object() { [native code] } ), which means that my Object class does not have any new functions added to it.

    Andrei
    My Envato portfolio.

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