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Nov 10, 2017 5:14 PM
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The list data below (LotSlot_Start) was extracted from a list box in an app I am creating. I am trying to turn it into a matrix with of form [14, 13]. The below gives me what I want, but I want to be able to do it for any number of entries.

```
LotSlot_Start = {"14", "13"};
//This gives me what I want: slot_start = [14, 13]
Slot_Start=Matrix(num(lotslot_start[1]));
Slot_Start=v concat(slot_start,Matrix(num(lotslot_start[2])));
show(Slot_Start);
```

I have created this script:

```
//This crashes jmp and I can't figure out why
for(i=1, i=nitems(lotslot_start), i++,
If(i==1, Slot_Start=Matrix(num(lotslot_start[i])));
If(i>1, Slot_Start=v concat(slot_start,Matrix(num(lotslot_start[i]))));
);
show(Slot_Start);
```

But it always crashes JMP when I try to run it. I can't figure out why. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks,

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That is what I get for getting distracted before hitting send. Glad you figured it out..

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Nevermind I figured out what the issue was I forgot the '<' when defining the range of i, 'i<=nitems()'

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##### Re: Converting numeric text data collected from listbox to a matrix

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The second argument of the for loop needs to less than or equal to, right now it is false for the first value of i.

`for(i=1, i<=nitems(lotslot_start), i++,`

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That is what I get for getting distracted before hitting send. Glad you figured it out..