Macro Substitution

Robert Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Sat Oct 7 00:09:45 EDT 2006


I am a bit stumped as to what to do to convert macro substitutions in  
the fox code I am porting. Macro substitution is when I can refer to  
a variable using a delimiter and the variable will be substituted for  
the value it contains at runtime. So if bobtest contained "blah" then  
I could "get $bobtest.1" and the code at runtime would give me the  
value of blah1. I won't go into the virtues of macro substitution  
here. There are times when it is quite handy.

I know Revolution has no such convention. I am hoping to avoid a lot  
of extra coding to convert macro substitutions in the Foxpro code.  
Any ideas?

Bob Sneidar
IT Manager
Logos Management
Calvary Chapel CM




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