# Dynamic Creation of Array

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Dear All,

I have to create a array with names such as:

Value1[2] ;

Value2[2]

Value3[2]

.

.

.

Value50[2]

where

Value1[0] = "1".

Value2[1] = "Boolean1".

The same thing follows for other 50 Value array's

I have attached a snippet of code for reference. Please review it and help me.

```for \$i = 1 to 50 STEP 1 ; Making 50 points

\$arrayname = "value" & \$i

\$arrayname[0] = \$i

\$str1 = ' " '
\$str2 = 'Boolean'
\$cstr = \$i
\$str3 = ' " '
\$namestr =  \$str1 & \$str2 & \$cstr & \$str3
\$arrayname[1] = \$namestr

Next```

The above code throws a error "Subscript used with non-Array variable."

Can anybody please suggest how to move on with it. How to create arrays Value1, Value2, ..... Value50

and this inturn takes values as

Value1[0]

Value1[1]

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If I understand correctly ou need 50 (fifty) two-dimensional arrays?

Easiest way I can think of is a 3-dimensional array.

1st dimension = rows

2nd dimension = columns

3rd dimension = arrays

```Global \$array[50][2][50]

\$array[2][0][5] = 50```

Sets the 3rd row, first column in the 6th array to value 50 (because all index values start with 0).

Fill all cells with "0":

```; Fill in a loop
For \$iArray = 0 To UBound(\$array,3)-1   ; Loop through all the arrays (dimension 3)
For \$iColumn = 0 To UBound(\$array,2)-1  ; Loop through all the columns (dimension 2)
For \$iRow = 0 To UBound(\$array,1)-1     ; Loop through all the rows (dimnsion 1)
\$array[\$iRow][\$iColumn][\$iArray] = 0
Next
Next
Next```
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anks,

Why not use a single 2D array like this - much easier to code and probably much easier to address eslewhere in your code!:

```#include <Array.au3>

Global \$aValue[51][2]

For \$i = 0 To 50

\$aValue[\$i][0] = \$i
\$aValue[\$i][1] = '"Boolean' & \$i & '"'

Next

_ArrayDisplay(\$aValue)```

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