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Key Property
 Scripting Run-Time Reference 
Version 2 

See Also                  Applies To


Description
Sets a key in a Dictionary object.
Syntax
object.Key(key) = newkey

The Key property has the following parts:

Part Description
object Required. Always the name of a Dictionary object.
key Required. Key value being changed.
newkey Required. New value that replaces the specified key.

Remarks
If key is not found when changing a key, a new key is created and its associated item is left empty.

The following example illustrates the use of the Key property:

var d;
d = new ActiveXObject("Scripting.Dictionary");

function AddStuff()
{
  var a;
  d.Add("a", "Athens");
  d.Add("b", "Belgrade");
  d.Add("c", "Cairo");
}

function ChangeKey(oldkey, newkey)
{
  var s;
  d.Key("c") = "Ca";
  s = "Key " + oldkey + " changed to " + newkey;
  return(s);
}

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