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qbasic equivalent of shell eval

qbasic equivalent of shell eval

qbasic equivalent of shell eval

(OP)
Trying to do the equivalent to this shell fragment

set -A MyArray1 q w e r t y

set -A MyArray2 a s d f g h

x=1

eval print \${MyArray${x}[*]}

If you're familiar with unix, the first parse (eval) expands ${x} to 1, and removes the \

The second parse expands to ${MyArray1[*]} and prints q w e r t y

I know how to create and populate the arrays, but can't figure out the eval bit.

Thanks in advance.

RE: qbasic equivalent of shell eval

You MIGHT be able to get away with something that easy in VB but QB is not advanced enough to handle mocros like that without a lot of extra code...

If you need something that MIGHT get close to that for Win/Dos... Look into Python

It is free and at www.python.org

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