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for loop exceeding max conditional?

I have an array of objects that store variables associated with each object.

I'm trying to loop through this array and perform a google maps direction service query on each object to wind up with a series of routes on a map.

The error I'm getting follows: "Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'route' of undefined"

console.logging out the line in question reveals that my counter variable in the for loop is exceeding the limit of the length of the array. Makes sense why it returns undefined. I can't see why this counter should exceed the limit.

Code for the array and loop follows:

var allRoutes = [{
  name: "80x",
  path: path80x,
  route: route80x,
  poly: poly80x
  name: "71x",
  path: path71x,
  route: route71x,
  poly: poly71x
  name: "331",
  path: path331,
  route: route331,
  poly: poly331
  name: "43",
  path: path43,
  route: route43,
  poly: poly43

for (var x=0;x<allRoutes.length;x++) {
  for (var i=1;i<allRoutes[x].path.length;i++) {
      origin: allRoutes[x].path.getAt(i-1),
      destination: allRoutes[x].path.getAt(i),
      travelMode: google.maps.DirectionsTravelMode.DRIVING
    }, function(result, status) {
      if (status==google.maps.DirectionsStatus.OK) {
        for (var k=0, len=result.routes[0].overview_path.length;k<len;k++) {

So why is the counter variable 'x' looping through a fifth time?

2 Answers

Greg Kaleka
Greg Kaleka
39,021 Points

Are you sure it's looping a fifth time? I copied and pasted (and changed your object's properties to strings, since I don't have those variables sitting around), and added console.log("x = " + x);, and it looks to be working to me. I think something else is causing your issue.

I know it's looping five times because I'm console logging the error line to check what the value of x is when the error is produced. The value is showing 4.