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Gets the list of open worlds - returning their world names


VARIANT GetWorldList();

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Returns a variant array which is a list of all open worlds.

If more than one world has the same name you may get duplicates - to be able to refer to each world uniquely, use GetWorldIdList.

VBscript example

for each name in world.GetWorldList
  world.note name

Jscript example

worldlist = new VBArray(world.GetworldList()).toArray();

if (worldlist)  // if not empty
 for (i = 0; i < worldlist.length; i++)
   world.note(worldlist [i]);

PerlScript example

foreach $item (Win32::OLE::in ($world->GetWorldList))

Python example

worldlist = world.GetworldList
if (worldlist ):
  for w in worldlist : world.Note (w)

Lua example

for k, v in pairs (GetWorldList()) do 
  Note (v) 

Lua notes

See the description for GetWorld for more discussion about using "world" variables in Lua.

Return value

If there are no worlds then the return value is empty. Use "IsEmpty" to test for this possibility.

Otherwise, it returns a variant array containing the names of all the worlds. Use "ubound" to find the number of worlds in the list. You can then use "GetWorld" to return a reference to that world.

See Also ...


World functions


(GetWorld) Gets an object reference to the named world
(GetWorldById) Gets an object reference to the world given its unique ID
(GetWorldIdList) Gets the list of open worlds - returning their world IDs
(Open) Opens a named document
(OpenBrowser) Opens a supplied URL in your default web browser

(Help topic: function=GetWorldList)

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