Re: Question about filenames for Export[...]

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg99747] Re: Question about filenames for Export[...]*From*: Bob F <deepyogurt at gmail.com>*Date*: Wed, 13 May 2009 05:06:50 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <gubgej$9v0$1@smc.vnet.net>

On May 12, 3:44 am, "Lorents" <f... at ff.gr> wrote: > Hello, > I'm using Mathematica 6. > I'd like to know how to define a file name (to be later used in Export) so > that the file name contains the value of an index variable i. > To exemplify, in Fortran this task would be accomplished by something like: > > character(len) :: FileName > ... > write(FileName,'(A,I4.4)') 'MyName', i > > These lines would produce filenames which, for i=1,2,... are MyName0001, > MyName0002, ... > > Is there any neat way of doing the same with Mathematica? > > Lorenzo Wonder how many different solutions this question will generate? One way is to use IntegerString and StringJoin in something like: i = 1; filename = StringJoin["MyName", IntegerString[i, 10, 4]] HTH... -Bob