The zipinfo statement queries the web to obtain information about a zip code.
This statement has two parameters:
zip – Five digit zip code.
zipinfo – field or variable that will be filled with a dictionary containing information about the zip code (see discussion below).
This statement queries the web to obtain information about a zip code. The information is returned in a dictionary that will contain one or more of the values listed below:
CITY ☞ The primary name of the city associated with this zip code STATE ☞ Name of the state this zip code is in COUNTY ☞ Name of the county associated with this zip code FIPS ☞ FIPS code AREACODE ☞ Primary area code associated with this zip code TIMEZONE ☞ Time zone DAYLIGHTSAVINGS ☞ Yes/No LATITUDE ☞ Geographic co-ordinates of center of zip code LONGITUDE ☞ Geographic co-ordinates of center of zip code MSA ☞ Metropolitan statistical area
This example displays the city and state associated with a zip code
local z5,zinfo z5="" gettext "Zip Code:",z5 zipinfo z5,zinfo message z5+": "+getdictionaryvalue(zinfo,"CITY")+", "+getdictionaryvalue(zinfo,"STATE")
|10.0||No Change||Carried over from Panorama.|