Re: [PCGenListFileHelp] DEFINE and formulas
- Thanks for the explanation!
On Tuesday 03 February 2009 17:17:21 Tir Gwaith wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 5:35 AM, Stefan Radermacher
> <radermacher@...> wrote:
> > Is there a real reason we usually do this in data files
> > DEFINE:MyVariable|0
> > BONUS:VAR|MyVariable|<some Formula>
> > instead of using this directly:
> > DEFINE:MyVariable|<some Formula>
> > A lot of complexity could possibly be saved on datasets.
> Long term maintenance, since you only have to look in BONUS VARs, and
> not various DEFINEs in different objects. Trust me, I've had plenty
> of first-hand experience on that. You don't need it everywhere, but
> CORE sets assume other added on objects from other sets that will have
> potential BONUS:VARs.
> From our LST Standards page:
> For Variables that will have a BONUS:VAR| in another object than where
> it is DEFINEd, or if it will be DEFINEd in more than one object, the
> standard is DEFINE:<name>|0 and leaving all numbers to
> BONUS:VAR|<name>| statements.
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