Re: If-statement problems

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg49527] Re: [mg49472] If-statement problems*From*: DrBob <drbob at bigfoot.com>*Date*: Thu, 22 Jul 2004 02:47:00 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200407211039.GAA07824@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: drbob at bigfoot.com*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

I almost forgot the simple answer (which works if all four symbols are undefined): {a,b,c,d}={5,6,7,8} or A = {5, 6, 7, 8} {a,b,c,d}=A Bobby On Wed, 21 Jul 2004 06:39:52 -0400 (EDT), Aaron Fude <aaronfude at yahoo.com> wrote: > Hi, > > New to Mathematica. I can't figure out how to use the if-statement for pure > flow control. > > Here's an example: > > A = {5, 6, 7, 8} > For [n = 1, n <= 4, n++, > if [n == 1, a = A[[n]]]; > if [n == 2, b = A[[n]]]; > if [n == 3, c = A[[n]]]; > if [n == 4, d = A[[n]]]; > ] > > I want to assign to a b c and d the 4 values from A. Obviously, that's not > what happens. How do I accomplish what I need? > > Many thanks in advance!!! > > Aaron Fude > > > > -- DrBob at bigfoot.com www.eclecticdreams.net

**References**:**If-statement problems***From:*"Aaron Fude" <aaronfude@yahoo.com>