>> >>PS. Are you aware that XREF(@) arrays are the most efficient way to >>>>manage linked lists? >>> >>>What do you mean by manage? >>> >>I mean keeping list entries in an XREF@ array and accessing (linking) >>them by array index. >> >>myArray(0) might hold a record which contains a link to myArray(357), >>which might link to myArray(117). In most situations, these links (IDs) >>can be just 2 bytes. For fixed-size elements, this is more efficient and >>faster than maintaining separate handles for each entry, which requires >>4-byte links and 16-byte headers for each entry. You can see this in >>action in Jay's Alphabetic Continuum. >> >> 0"0 >> =J= a y >> " >Okay, where is Jay's Alphabetic Continuum? > Well, it used to be at <ftp://ftp.futurebasic.org/futurebasic/dropbox/Jays_Alphabetic_Continuum.si t> Haven't checked recently, but may still be. If not, I can send you a copy direct. I'm 60% through the process of incorporating it into a demo, which I'd hoped to have completed by now, but it has met the fate of so much fine software--delayed until Fall. ;-) 0"0 =J= a y "