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Passing variable value to other variable

Passing variable value to other variable

(OP)
First I'm sorry for my bad english

Is there a way to pass value from one variable or field to other variable, like

VAR1='This is a string'
VAR2=99

Entry local variable UNOS STRING(10)

When I enter a value 'VAR1' in UNOS

Message(%UNOS) need to say 'This is a string'

Otherwise entering 'VAR2'

Message(%UNOS) need to say 99


Or something like that

regards,

RE: Passing variable value to other variable

Simply you can do this

CODE

VAR1='This is a string'
!enter value 'VAR1' in UNOS
UNOS = 'var1'
BIND('var1',var1)
message(evaluate(UNOS))

Regards
 

RE: Passing variable value to other variable

(OP)
Thanks for your reply

I'm not sure I explained the problem well:

I have something like
BAZ: Value1 = 123
BAZ: value2 = 456
BAZ: Value3 = 789

At second base will keep the field name

DDT: val1 = 'BAZ: Value1'
DDT: val2 = 'BAZ: Value2'
DDT: Val3 = 'BAZ: Value3'

Is there a way to tell if

ISM# = DDT: val1

I get the value  

ISM#=123

(DDT:val1 = BAZ:Value1 = 123)

PS.Since I have previously worked in the Clipper to be there, it looked like this
ISM# = &DDT:val1

regards,  

RE: Passing variable value to other variable

Thats what I said , but you have to bind the BAZ:Value1.. etc before using evaluate function. It is exactly like clipper's &.


Hope you got my point.

Regards
 

RE: Passing variable value to other variable

In your example

CODE

BAZ:Value1 = 123
DDT:val1 = 'BAZ:Value1'

BIND('BAZ:Value1',BAZ:Value1)

ISM# = evaluate(DDT: val1)

p.s : remove the spaces after : in your variables

Regards


 

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