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Is there a way to easily find the second highest or third highest value in an array?  I know I can use Max/Min, but not sure if I wanted to find the two highest values how to find the next easily?

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Well, there isn't a built in function for this like min2() or min(val, 2) or something, but it is not hard to do using boolean math, especially if all the values are > 0.  You'd basically have to iterate through, removing values as you go using boolean math:

private themax = max(myArray)
private themax2 = max(myArray * (myArray < themax))
private themax3 = max(myArray * (myArray < theMax2))

etc...

 

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