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tom8181

Changing variable

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Hi, i looked around for a bit but couldn't find exactly what i was looking for.

My question is :

Is there a way to change the variable being used every time the loop runs?

Example would be:

for $i=1 to 9
    $Var & $i = $i
next

So that at the end of the code the variables would be:

$Var1 = 1
$Var2 = 2
...
$Var3 = 3

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I believe you're looking for something like this:

For $I = 1 To 10
    Assign("Var" & $I, $I)
Next
For $I = 1 To 10
    ConsoleWrite("$Var" & $I & "=" & Eval("Var" & $I) & @CRLF)
Next

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#3 ·  Posted (edited)

thanks, that works.

I have one more question.

What if It was like this

$Var1=9
$Var2=8
...
$Var10=0

For $I = 1 To 10
    $Var = $Var & $I
    ConsoleWrite("$Var = " & $Var & @CRLF)
Next

How would i write $Var & $I

EDIT:

I think I found out how, would like to verify though

Execute("$Var" & $I)
Edited by tom8181

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I'm not sure what you're trying to get at in your example. What do you want $Var to equal each time through the loop?


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Questions are solved.

Ended up solving the second by myself.

Writing things out seems to help me think.

Thanks BrewManNH

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My example already did that using Eval instead of Execute, but if it works for you that's what counts.


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