Dinamyc variables.

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 12:29:56 EDT 2018


Use an array instead...
put empty into tCardArrayA[the short name of this card]
Newly created cards where you don't specify the card name on creation, will
have a card name set to the id of the card. (like "card id 1002")

On Mon, Mar 19, 2018 at 9:43 AM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> This is what Macro Substitution was created for, but LC doesn't have that
> function. Say you have an accounting app where you can load different
> companies. The names of the tables and support files on disk are serialized
> with a 2 digit number representing the company number. In Foxpro when you
> load a new company, you *could* reference the files using macro
> substitution:
>
> open file &tCompanyPath&tModule&tCompanynum
>
> Of course there are ways around this. Someone pointed out using an array,
> which is a variable containing other variables in essence.
>
> > On Mar 18, 2018, at 19:08 , Heriberto Torrado via use-livecode <
> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> >
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> > Dear Livecode programmers,
> >
> > I am trying to create a new variable with the name of a dynamically
> > generated card.
> > Please note that I would like to create a new variable, not to put the
> > name of the card inside the variable.
> >
> > I would like to have something like this (PseudoCode)
> >
> > "Get the name of this card and create a variable with the name of the
> card."
> >
> > I searched the forum and the dictionary but I cannot find how to do that.
> >
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