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Re: How to make dynamic strings?

Hi Sam,

I don't know if this is the best way to do things, but every Dynamic
object is of the form Dynamic[expr].
So if you ask for the first element, then you just get (and evaluate)

In[1]:= par10;
Out[3]= 200
In[4]:= FullForm[par3]
Out[4]//FullForm= "200"

On Aug 18, 9:04 pm, sam ti83 <sam_t... at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to make a string from a dynamic expression. I don't know how to do that since mathematica doesn't recognize the regular way of making strings from normal expressions (see below) - and I can't find any documentation on this problem. So your help is very welcome!
> This is a very simple example to illustrate my problem:
> In[378]:= par1 = 200;
>                par2 = Dynamic[par1];
>                par3 = ToString[par2]
> Out[380]= "Dynamic[par1]"
> Instead of having par3 = "200", I get par3= "Dynamic[par1]". Do you know why mathematica doesn't evaluate a dynamic expression in ToString? Any solutions??
> Thanks,
> Sam

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