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calculating variables based on other variables

calculating variables based on other variables

calculating variables based on other variables

(OP)
Hi everyone.

I am a newbie to WebFocus and I know there must be an easy answer to this but I have not found it so far. Here is what I am trying to do:

1) Prompt the user for a param
eg: Param1=10
2) calculate a second variable based on first variable
eg: Param2=Param1+10 (param2 should be 20)
3) call a second fex procedure from the first

I can handle steps 1 and 3 no problem. It is number 2 that I am having trouble with.

I have tried:
-DEFAULTS &PARAM1=10
-DEFAULTS &PARAM2=&PARAM1.EVAL+10

and I end up with PARAM2=10+10 instead of PARAM2=20. I cannot figure out how to cause the 10+10 to be processed before the assignment to PARAM2.

Any ideas? I know there must be something obnvious that I am missing. I have tried forcing the format to /I2 and that does not help.

Thanks in advance.

RE: calculating variables based on other variables

-SET &PARAM2 = &PARAM1 + 10;

RE: calculating variables based on other variables

(OP)
Hi MrGuru

Thank you. That is exactly what I needed.

Jodye.

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