Delete Variable command

Robert Sneidar bobs at
Sat Mar 25 23:28:51 EST 2006

It seems odd to me that the Delete Variable command would return a  
compiler error if it didn't detect that the variable you were trying  
to delete existed. I may not know or care if it does, I just want to  
delete it if it does. Otherwise I have to go through a series of  
commands to see if it does before I try to delete it, and even then I  
will get a compile error. It doesn't help putting it inside a try  
construct, because it's a compile time error. Seems it should be  
treated as runtime, if treated as an error at all!

Also I noticed I cannot give the command a list of variables to  
delete, as in:

delete variable mbob1, mbob2, mbob3

But I can declare them just fine:

global mbob1, mbob2, mbob3

I also noticed that declaring a global does NOT create a variable as  
it does in  Foxpro. That cost me a bit of time, but I learned stuff.  
heh heh.

Bob Sneidar
IT Manager
Logos Management
Calvary Chapel CM

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