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acquirevar


Acquires variable value from a specified variables scope.


Syntax


value = acquirevar(scope, variable_name)

Input argument


scope

a string: 'global', 'base', 'caller', 'local'.

variable_name

a string: the name of symbol to search.

Output argument


value

value of the variable searched.

Description


acquirevar search a symbol in a specific scope and copy the value in current scope.

Example


Y = 'variable in base scope';
function myfun()
  disp(acquirevar('base', 'Y')
endfunction
myfun()

See also


assignin, who.

History


Version Description
1.0.0 initial version

Author


Allan CORNET

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