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Old 07-09-2001
Question printing arrays

Suppose I assign these variables:
n=5
row=n
let col=n/2
val=17
let table$row[$col]=val

I want to print the last variable. How do I do that? I have tried:
echo ${table$row[$col]}
This is the error message:
ksh: ${table$row[$col]}: bad substitution
# 2  
Old 07-09-2001
Lightbulb Nevermind

I fixed that problem
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Old 07-09-2001
When you fix problems or find solutions to problems that you post, PLEASE post the solutions and fixes. This adds to the knowledge base and helps everyone greatly! THANK YOU.
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Old 07-09-2001
CPU & Memory RE: solution

Disregard the below solution. It does not work. I am still working on this problem. Any ideas??

The array variable name includes "table" and the value of another variable, $row (thus, table$row). This variable is an array with $col number of elements.

The erroneous command:

echo ${table$row[$col]}

The problem:
The shell attempts substitution, which is not the desired outcome. I want to echo the value of the array element.

The solution:

echo $(table$row[$col])

This command prints to the terminal the value of the $col element in the table$row variable.

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Last edited by morkfard; 07-09-2001 at 07:59 PM..
# 5  
Old 07-10-2001
MySQL hint...

hi folks.

i hav a hint for you:

to display the last fieldnumber type:

echo ${#myarray} # shows number of fields

cheers, alex...

see:
https://www.unix.com/unix-for-dummies-questions-and-answers/1225-does-variable-call-work-korn.html?s=
# 6  
Old 07-10-2001
Re: hint...

Thanks for the idea, Alex. Do you know how to echo a variable within a variable?
# 7  
Old 07-10-2001
variable...

hi.

variable within a variable? i am not shure what you mean (my english si not so good, i am from vienna/austria, living in germany now), but look at this:

VAR1="alex"

VAR2=$($alex)

echo $VAR2


this is for kornshell!

cheers,
alex...
 
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