Macro Substitution

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at
Mon Oct 9 13:14:52 EDT 2006

I'm not exactly sure what you mean, but you might want to look into  




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Op 7-okt-2006, om 6:09 heeft Robert Sneidar het volgende geschreven:

> I am a bit stumped as to what to do to convert macro substitutions  
> in the fox code I am porting. Macro substitution is when I can  
> refer to a variable using a delimiter and the variable will be  
> substituted for the value it contains at runtime. So if bobtest  
> contained "blah" then I could "get $bobtest.1" and the code at  
> runtime would give me the value of blah1. I won't go into the  
> virtues of macro substitution here. There are times when it is  
> quite handy.
> I know Revolution has no such convention. I am hoping to avoid a  
> lot of extra coding to convert macro substitutions in the Foxpro  
> code. Any ideas?
> Bob Sneidar
> IT Manager
> Logos Management
> Calvary Chapel CM

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