Variable Named Variable Values?

Dar Scott dsc at swcp.com
Fri May 16 14:56:49 EDT 2014


Look at the function value().  

I would also consider looking at arrays.  You can use ‘combine’ to put values into the array and then use ‘repeat’ to clean up by removing the quotes.

Dar

Dar Scott Consulting
Libraries and Externals

On May 16, 2014, at 12:32 PM, Rick Harrison <harrison at all-auctions.com> wrote:

> Hi there,
> 
> Ok, so here’s the question.  I’m sure someone has probably
> done this before.  I can’t seem to find the answer, so perhaps
> you can help.
> 
> I have a bunch of variable named pair values read in from a file.
> (I do not know the order these values will be coming into from
> the file as they can vary over time.)
> 
> The format is:
> 
> (Variable Name1)=(Variable Value1)
> (Variable Name2)=(Variable Value2)
> (Variable Name3)=(Variable Value3)
> etc.
> 
> Example Data would be:
> 
> VarUserID=“3124"
> VarUserName = “John”
> VarUserEmail = “John at yahoo.com> etc.
> 
> I’m able to retrieve the name of the variable and the value of the variable into variables.
> 
> How do I now assign the values to the original Variable Name by referring to the correct variable name read in?
> 
> This is some kind of a double reference possibly referring to contents or the value of a variable, it may involve arrays etc.
> 
> Ideas? Suggestions?
> 
> Thanks in advance!
> 
> Rick
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