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Re: VARA1, VARB2, VARC8,...

Mark Chan (chanm@cadvision.com) writes:

> Example:
> If ('x' eq 'a1') then vara1=..... etc
> If ('x' eq 'b2') then varb2=.... etc
> I will like to create variable names which is a combination of two separate
> segments of strings. Is there an easy way to do so?

I have to admit, I'm more than a little confused
by what your example has to do with your question,
but here is the answer to your question:

   a = 'Coyote'
   b = 'Dog'
   var = 5
   ok = Execute(a + b + " = var")
   Help, coyotedog



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