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Quinch

Linking variables

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Another quick question - is it possible to set up an alias for a variable, essentially referring to it by a different name? For example, if I wanted to refer to $produce[0][4][5][7] as "$eggs" and $containers[5][7][2][4] as "$baskets" without having to update each "shorthand" variable every time its counterpart changes its value.

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It sounds like you want to do some object oriented stuff. AutoIt is not an object oriented language, but there is a UDF to provide some of that kind of functionality. I'm not familiar with it, so I can't help you. Below is a link to the UDF:


#include <ByteMe.au3>

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Quinch,

Or you could use an "associated array" - I use Nutster's version here. :)

M23


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:

Spoiler

ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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