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Re: Variable question

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  • Subject: [mg92512] Re: [mg92468] Variable question
  • From: Curtis Osterhoudt <cfo at lanl.gov>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2008 04:36:00 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: LANL
  • References: <200810012229.SAA09621@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: cfo at lanl.gov

Perhaps

v = ToExpression[var]

is what you want. 

                      C.O.



On Wednesday 01 October 2008 16:29:47 Johney at giganews.com wrote:
> I have the following test code
> 
> c = 3
> var = "c"
> v = StringTake[var, {1}]
> v
> 
> 
> v is showing up as c but I want it to show up as 3.  Is there a way to do this?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> 
> 



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