Using dynamic variables with Load Vars

HI All,

I am writing actionscript to get variables from a database using php. I have used the LoadVars object and can set a variable using the following line of code which works

_root.show1=myLoadVar.display1

In this case myLoadVar is an instance of the Loadvars class and display1 is one of a series of variables sent from php.

I need to make the right hand side of the expression dynamic eg(display1, display2, display3 etc)

I have tried using eval but it does not work.

Thanks for any help.

Richard
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trigger-happyCommented:
You can try this. Just take note that i = 0 at the start so you might want to change that to var i = 1 if ever you want to start from 1.

--trigger-happy
for(var i = 0; i<somenumber; i++){
     _root["show"+i] = myLoadVar["display"+i];
}

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RICHARDHAuthor Commented:
Many thanks for the help.
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