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SetVariableƒ ( _variableName ; _value )

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Michael Rhodes, Allied Data Service
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Assign a value to a dynamically named global variable.

Sample Input:
SetVariableƒ ( "customerID" ; 14 )
Sample Output:
14 // and sets $$customerID to 14


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Description:

Assign a value to a dynamically named global variable. Replicate this function and remove 1 $ sign to make it declare a local variable. Does not return a value.

Note: these functions are not guaranteed or supported by BrianDunning.com. Please contact the individual developer with any questions or problems.

This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it

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This retuns _value, and raise error if _value contains "

19752, Japan
March 20, 2017 5:05pm

Not any more. Also, it now validates the variable name.

Michael Rhodes, Colorado Springs, USA
March 20, 2017 5:26pm

So now you use Quote(), then don't need Substitute()

19752, Japan
March 21, 2017 12:07am

Thanks for pointing that out.

Michael Rhodes, Colorado Springs, USA
March 21, 2017 8:30pm

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