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How use array with assign function ?

Or do the same thing but with another function cause array("variable" & [0],"text") don't work


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Hello bloodwolf,

First, Welcome to the AutoIt Forums ;)

From the Help file under Assign(): 'The name of the variable you wish to assign. Cannot be an array element'

This function cannot be used with arrays.

If you were to explain what it is that you need, what you expect as a result. Someone, might be able to help you with a solution.


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You cannot use the array variable syntax to work with ELEMENTS of an array, but you can Assign()/Eval() the whole array variable to a known $TEMP in order to work with it. As in this demo:

#include <Array.au3>

Global $av1[4] = ["North", "South", "East", "West"]
Global $av2[5] = ["Zero", "One", "Two", "Three", "Four"]
Global $avTemp[1]

; Put a count in [0] of each array
For $n = 1 To 2
    $avTemp = Eval("av" & $n)
    ReDim $avTemp[UBound($avTemp) + 1]
    For $i = UBound($avTemp) - 2 To 0 Step -1
        $avTemp[$i + 1] = $avTemp[$i]
    $avTemp[0] = UBound($avTemp) - 1
    Assign("av" & $n, $avTemp)

; Display
_ArrayDisplay($av1, "$av1")
_ArrayDisplay($av2, "$av2")


P.S. This doesn't change the inherent evil that is the heart of Assign()/Eval()!

Edited by PsaltyDS

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