Re: Clearing a symbol known only through a definition

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg66684] Re: [mg66658] Clearing a symbol known only through a definition*From*: "Fred Simons" <f.h.simons at tue.nl>*Date*: Sat, 27 May 2006 03:51:16 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200605260817.EAA01750@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Andrew, Is this what you are looking for in your first question? First execute a=b;b=3;a The result of course is 3. Then execute Hold[a] /. OwnValues[a][[1]] /. Hold -> Clear Evaluating a now returns b. Regards, Fred Simons Eindhoven University of Technology

**References**:**Clearing a symbol known only through a definition***From:*Andrew Moylan <andrew.moylan@anu.edu.au>