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Re: Can't assign value to symbols


Hi,

a) you should use
    parameters={{a->1,b->2,c->3},{a->4,b->5,c->6},{a->7,b->8,c->9}}
b)
Set @@@ Transpose[{parameters[[1]], 
parameters[[3]]} ]


Regards

   Jens


"Lee Newman" <leenewm at umich.edu> schrieb im 
Newsbeitrag news:da2mpq$93f$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> Hello,
>
> Situation:  I have a table that contains 
> parameters and sets of values
> that I want to assign to the parameters for the 
> purposes of running a
> simulation.
> - parameters = {{a,b,c},{1,2,3},{4,5,6},{7,8,9}}
> - want to assign values in a given row to the 
> symbols listed in the
> first row.
> - tried using:  MapThread[  #1 = #2 &, 
> {parameters[[1]], parameters[[3]]} ]
> - fails with error  "Tag Slot in #1 is 
> Protected"
> - tried adding Unprotect[#1] and a variety of 
> other attemps, but can't
> get it to work.
>
> Anyone know how might accomplish this?
>
> Thanks,
> Lee
>
> 



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