Re: Newbie Programming question

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg53455] Re: Newbie Programming question*From*: Carlo Teubner <"See signature. "@example.com>*Date*: Wed, 12 Jan 2005 03:41:31 -0500 (EST)*Organization*: Oxford University, England*References*: <crvtn6$144$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In[1]:= i = 17; foo = StringJoin["var", ToString[i]]; (* You can't use + to join strings together. *) Evaluate[Symbol[foo]]=17; In[3]:= var17 Out[3]= 17 HTH, Carlo