Deleting data entries in a label

In an app I'm making, text is displayed using a label, and each new entry is added below the last by joining the pre-existing label text with "\n" and then the new text. I want to be able to only show the most recent 18 entries, and delete the oldest entry as the 18th comes in. I tried the method I came up with, but it was deleting the most recent entry instead of the oldest one. I was splitting the text into a list just for the purpose of detecting when the entries were above 18, then using a segment to extract text after the first line break.
This is the code:
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Any suggestions?

to remove the last item of the list, use length of list(outputEntries) as index in the remove list item block


Trying to push the limits! Snippets, Tutorials and Extensions from Pura Vida Apps by Taifun.

Yes, and I did that just for the sake of completion, but how do I put it back into a label? Can labels interpret lists?

you could first convert the list into a csv row using the list to csv row block and after that use the replace all block from the text drawer to replace , by \n (assuming there are no commas inside the list items itself...)


Thanks, it worked! I just also had to replace the " with blank text boxes

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