On Wed, 24 Jul 2002 13:23:54 +1200
David Robley David Robley <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> In article <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>,
> [EMAIL PROTECTED] says...
> > I've run out of ideas. I want to store a variable name and a
> > function call in a text column of a MySQL database and have them
> > interpreted at runtime, but I can't figure out how to do it.
> > Examples:
> > "This is the $nbrtimes you've asked."
> > and
> > "$answer is the square root of sqrt($nbr)."
> > I've tried to figure out "eval()" but don't seem to be able to
> > it work either. Any ideas?
> Perhaps if you can show what you have tried and the problem you
> have had,
> someone may be able to help you further.
> David Robley
I'm sorry to hear that you don't know how to store a variable name
in a database and then evaluate that same variable name as a
variable after it's retrieved from the database. Maybe someone else
will have an idea?
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