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Varibles made during runtime....

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Last Modified: 2010-04-30
Here's what I want to do...

( No Option Explicit )
dim abc as integer
abc = 23
whatever(abc)$ = "Testing..."
msgbox whatever(abc)$ = "testing..."

Now... I'm hoping that whatever(abc)$ really is whatever23$
How can I do this?  Thanks.


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MsgBox "whatever" & cstr(abc) & "$"

Commented:
This is from the VISBAS-L Digest - 11 Sep 1998 - Special issue (#1998-1188)

'Form1 Code:
Private Sub Form_Load()
    Text1.Text = "Form2"
End Sub

Private Sub Command1_Click()
    LoadFormByName Text1.Text
End Sub

Private Sub LoadFormByName(sFormName As String)
    Dim NewForm As Form
    Set NewForm = Forms.Add(sFormName)
    NewForm.Show
End Sub

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Commented:
Sorry... thats not what I want....
what I'm looking for is....

that if
abc = 23
then when you do
whatever(abc) = "ya"

whatever23 = "ya"

But if abc = 13
then I want it to do:
whatever(abc) = "ya"
whatever13 = "ya"

I want it to make those varibles at runtime.

Hope this clarifies.
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Commented:
Ok... thank-you for the grim news :) hehe.
Thanks

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Commented:
btw, that is possible in Perl (you said its not possible in any other language)  It's called an associative array.  It goes like:
$whatever{'23'} = "Hello!";
or
$whatever{'foo'} = "bar";

Commented:
Quite right, about what I said, and I don't know Perl, and that is probably why I didn't know that it could do it... Then again, here is exactly what I said: "...or any other language that I know of...".

Good luck.
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