Re: What characters are allowed in mathematica variable names? i.e. how

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg126023] Re: What characters are allowed in mathematica variable names? i.e. how*From*: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>*Date*: Fri, 13 Apr 2012 04:48:51 -0400 (EDT)*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com

Why not just camel-case? E.g.: myFirstVariable. On 4/12/12 2:35 AM, Jesse Perla wrote: > In other languages like C++, _ is a kosher character to be in variable names. It is not in mathematica, so things like "my_first_variable" don't work. I have been using a ` to separate out the words to get things like my`first`variable, but now realize it is creating other issues due to the scoping it introduces. > > Are there are other characters I can use to separate out words in variable names? -- Murray Eisenberg murrayeisenberg at gmail.com 80 Fearing Street phone 413 549-1020 (H) Amherst, MA 01002-1912