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Re: Variable containing code

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  • Subject: [mg75119] Re: Variable containing code
  • From: Daniel Huber <d_huber at>
  • Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2007 04:53:40 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <evkrsc$o5q$> <evn6a6$34$>

Hi Albert,
thank's for this simple solution.

Albert wrote:
> Hi,
>> how can one get at the value of a variable if this value is executable 
>> code? E.g. consider variable t1:= Print["Hello"]. How can I set the 
>> value of a second variable t2 to the value of t1 without executing the code?
> either look up my other post about manipulating $Epilog or look up 
> OwnValues in the HelpBrowser.  Or just use this:
> OwnValues[t2] = OwnValues[t1] /. HoldPattern[t1] :> t2
> hth,
> albert

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