Delete Variable command

Alex Tweedly alex at
Sun Mar 26 15:27:07 EST 2006

Mark Smith wrote:

>Bob, as you've found, delete variable will only work on a variable
>that has been declared (local or global) or created  by assigning a
>value to it inside a handler. In the latter case, it will be deleted
>anyway when the handler exits.
>If you simply want to free up memory, you can "put empty into myVar",
>which will replace whatever was in the variable with, well, empty. The
>variable will still exist of course, and if it didn't before, it will
>now, but it'll be taking up very little memory.
Or you can do
  put empty into myVar
  delete variable myVar

Alex Tweedly

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