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print variable name and its value

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  • Subject: [mg99979] print variable name and its value
  • From: "Karsten W." <Karsten.G.Weinert at googlemail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 05:38:17 -0400 (EDT)

Hello,

how can I dump out a variable with its value? The following does not
work:

myVar1 = 1;
myVar2 = 2;
DumpVars[list_List] :=
  MapThread[(Print[#1, ": ", #2]) &, {Map[ToString[#] &,
     Unevaluated[list]], list}];

DumpVar[var_] := Print[ToString[Unevaluated[var]], ":", var];


DumpVars[{myVar1, myVar2}]
DumpVar[myVar1]

Any ideas?

Kind regards,
Karsten.


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