Set Variable or CustomProperty Names with and expression

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at
Wed Aug 12 02:28:11 EDT 2015

Use arrays:

put x into myArray["set"]["life"]

Arrays may be a little slow, but creating variables on the fly will be 
slow too.

If speed really is an issue, please post a sample of your source data 
and the desired output.

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On 8/12/2015 06:43, Brahmanathaswami wrote:
> I want to move data from one variable to several others by parsing one
> and passing them to another (s)
> In this scenario... the variable I want to pass them to needs to be
> named according to one of the search items
> like this:
> where I want variable based on category names like:
> lifeset
> godset
> meditation set
> etc.
> categories are  e.g.
> life,god,meditation
> -----------
> repeat for each line x in gAllQuotes
>        repeat for each item y in tCategories
>           if item 6 of x contains y then
>              put x & cr & "|" after ("t" &y&"set")
>        end repeat
>     end repeat
> set the uLifeSet of this stack to tlifeset
> -------------------
> But apparently this is illegal... a variable name cannot be the result
> of an expression.
> I suppose I should think about using arrays, but this is a very small
> amount of text data (less than 200K of line/tab delimited data) and I
> never found the processing time for just parsing delimited text to be
> that serious an issue...
> Any clues? I'll sleep on this...perhaps get an answer in a dream tonite.
> If not, I'll be looking for one here
> BR
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