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dict.insert() function

dict.insert() inserts a key-value pair into a dictionary and returns a new, updated dictionary.

If the key already exists in the dictionary, the function overwrites the existing value.

Function type signature
(dict: [A:B], key: A, value: B) => [A:B] where A: Comparable
For more information, see Function type signatures.

Parameters

dict

(Required) Dictionary to update.

key

(Required) Key to insert into the dictionary. Must be the same type as the existing keys in the dictionary.

value

(Required) Value to insert into the dictionary. Must be the same type as the existing values in the dictionary.

Examples

Insert a new key-value pair into the a dictionary

import "dict"

d = [1: "foo", 2: "bar"]

dict.insert(dict: d, key: 3, value: "baz")// Returns [1: "foo", 2: "bar", 3: "baz"]

Overwrite an existing key-value pair in a dictionary

import "dict"

d = [1: "foo", 2: "bar"]

dict.insert(dict: d, key: 2, value: "baz")// Returns [1: "foo", 2: "baz"]

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