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Re: Variable name to string

In article <3B54A519.BBB64996@mail.astro.sunysb.edu>, Chad Bender <cbender@mail.astro.sunysb.edu> writes:
>Can anyone please point me towards the solution of the following
>Say I want to create a program that will write the contents of a named
>array to a
>file of the same name.  This could be accomplished by having the program
>the user for both the variable name (getting the array by reference) and
>the file name
>(getting the string naming the output file), and the user just puts the
>thing twice.  However, I would like to be able to do it so the user only
>has one prompt.
>The program asks what variable should be output, the user gives the
>variable name,
>and somehow the program is able to get a string with contents equivalent
>to the variable
>name for use in opening the output file.
Sure.  Use EXECUTE.

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