On Thu, 26 Jul 2001 06:54, Seb Frost wrote:
> OK let's say in variable $search I have the string "color" (without the
> quote marks).
>
> now I want to be able to refer to the variable $color in my code.
>
> How in gods name do I do this.  I guess somehow I have to combine a "$"
> with the contents of úsearch or something...?
>
> - seb

Feel free to trim all the ireelevant stuff from your posts :-)

Try $$search or ${color} depending on exactly what you want to do. You 
might want to have another read through the Variable variables section of 
the documentation to clarify this.

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