On Thursday 25 July 2002 04:49, Raquel Rice wrote:
> 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
> > make
> > > 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?
eval() is what you need. As David said, show us what you have done and maybe
we can tell you why eval() failed to work.
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