20478Re: [Clip] Re: modifying format of stats tool output & concatenating stats from many files
- Mar 2 8:05 AMOn 3/2/2010 8:56 AM, diodeom wrote:
> "Sheri"<silvermoonwoman@...> wrote:LOL. I'm deleting the line, this clip doesn't even create an array for
>> I wrote:
>>> And I'd guess ^!Set %varnames%="" may be a leftover from
>>> before :Clear existed?
>> There is this in the docs:
>> "If you assign an empty value to an array variable, or use the
>> ^!Set command to assign a new value to it, the array is
>> automatically removed from memory."
>> ... so out of an abundance of caution, I set the array variable
>> equal to empty string before using ClearVariable on it.
> My overly concise suggestion didn't imply it well: it was because I'm aware of what setting a variable to empty does — and of your high standards — that I assumed you didn't mean to do the same thing twice. I speculated that maybe as you were writing this clip, initially ^!Set %varnames%="" was the last line, and after adding a provision for cases where no variables are captured, which called for a label :Clear, its removal was overlooked (or an alternative of just placing the label right above it). Sorry, Sheri; I'm sure it's not the last time I guessed incorrectly. (I'm also quite certain it won't stop me from trying... :)
varnames. Probably an earlier version did. Will try to pay better
attention next time.
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