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Old February 6th, 2017, 02:06 PM
What about:
foreach pick in hero where "thingid.skKnow"
   validif (eachpick.field[trtFinal].value >= 4)
Since the foreach is going to loop through every Knowledge skill you won't really need an if loop in there as well. Your original code goes through each Knowledge skill, checks if it's >=4 (d8 or greater) then does nothing, just goes to the next pick and checks again doing nothing. So you've not made anything "valid" it's just "If this thing then end and do the next line with is 'nexteach', so it that sends it back to the top, the 'foreach' in this case, and just picks the next thing to look at."

The next little if loop is just an error trap that doesn't make anything valid, either. In fact it makes sure that if nothing valid was found that the value of "altpick.linvalid" is set to 0, so NOT valid. It's ensures it's not valid if nothing valid was found which is probably not needed in this case but in a case where you might have needed more than one thing to be valid it's probably useful to make sure that only when all of those multiple things were valid would a true valid state slip through, if I read that right.

Lenny Zimmermann
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