A way to create a macro table? (or: a #define that expands to multiple #defines)

Hello, in my C program I need to define a large number of max/min/default values.  Here is the long way:

#define MIN_X 15
#define MAX_X 75
#define DFLT_X 20
#define MIN_Y 0
#define MAX_Y 1024
#define DFLT_Y 200
... and so on for a few hundred parameters.

This would be much more readable/maintainable if I could do this in tabular form, and I'm wondering if there is a clever macro that can help, and would expand to the above, such as:

#define DEFINE_MIN_MAX_DEFAULT(X,15,75,20)
#define DEFINE_MIN_MAX_DEFAULT(Y,0,1024,200)

or even this, if it is easier:

#define DEFINE_MULTIPLE(MIN_X, 15, MAX_X, 75, DFLT_X, 20)
#define DEFINE_MULTIPLE(MIN_Y, 0, MAX_Y, 1024, DFLT_Y,  200)

Either of these will result in much easier-to-read code.  In short, is there any way to define a macro that will expand to multiple #define macros?
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Instead of #define, could you use
const int MIN_X = 15;
const int MAX_X = 75;
RonMexicoAuthor Commented:
Hm, I'd never seen/used that, so it's interesting.  But how would that help me arrange my data in a tabular format (ie columns are MAX, MIN, DEFAULT)?  The way you write it it would still be three rows per variable.

Sorry if that objective wasn't clear from the question.
#define DEFINE_MIN_MAX_DEFAULT(x,min,max,dflt) \
constexpr int MIN_##x = min; \
constexpr int MAX_##x = max; \
constexpr int DFLT_##x = dflt;

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RonMexicoAuthor Commented:
Oh... clever!  And wow... token pasting!

Are there any drawbacks to constexpr vs #define?  I see that it is "evaluated at compile time", but does it make your program bigger, or take up memory?
RonMexicoAuthor Commented:
Hm, unfortunately I don't have a newer C compiler... constexpr doesn't seem to be supported.
I think const is slightly older than constexpr although there are slightly fewer contexts where it would be valid.
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