Is there a way to dynamically construct a script statement and then execute that statement?
Ken Norris (dialup)
pixelbird at interisland.net
Sat Feb 2 03:25:01 EST 2002
on 2/1/02 2:40 PM, Jeanne A. E. DeVoto at jeanne at runrev.com wrote:
> At 10:21 AM -0800 2/1/2002, Gary Dennis wrote:
>> I want to construct a script statement dynamically (something like the
>> following) and then "EXECUTE" that statement. If you are familiar with
>> REXX, this language has an INTERPRET command that permits this sort of
>> thing. Is there a way to do this in REV?
> Yes: the "do" command.
>> put "put" && quote & widget & quote && "into" && zVarName into execvar
>> -- the constructed statement at this point should be:
>> -- PUT "April" into aVariableName
>> ******* This is where I fall off the table
> Here you'd have
> do execvar
> You can even build the string in the command line if you prefer:
> do "put" && quote & widget & quote && "into" && zVarName
Except that the call is for 'item' when it should be 'word' the way the
script is constructed, eh (there are spaces instead of commas in the posted
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