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ASSIGN

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assignargument

Approved for inclusion in a future M[UMPS] language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents an occurrence of an argument of the Assign command. Examples of valid arguments for the Assign command appear in an earlier section. The argument of the Assign command is either a destination as described below, followed by an equal sign (=), followed by an expression, or an indirection operator (@) followed by an expression that evaluates to a list (separated by commas) of such arguments.

The destination can be either a local variable (possibly subscripted), or a property of an object, or a list of such entities (separated by commas; enclosed in parentheses).

assigndestination

Approved for inclusion in a future M[UMPS] language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents the target of an argument of the Assign command. Such a target may be either a single local variable or property of an object, or a list (enclosed in parentheses; separated by commas) of destinations.

assignleft

Approved for inclusion in a future M[UMPS] language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents an entity that may appear on the left-hand side of the equal sign in an argument of the Assign command. Such an entity may be either a local variable or a property of an object.

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Copyright © Standard Documents; 1977-2018 MUMPS Development Committee;
Copyright © Examples: 1995-2018 Ed de Moel;
Copyright © Annotations: 2003-2008 Jacquard Systems Research
Copyright © Annotations: 2008-2018 Ed de Moel.

Some specifications are "approved for inclusion in a future standard". Note that the MUMPS Development Committee cannot guarantee that such future standards will indeed be published.

This page most recently updated on 28-Nov-2011, 21:33:04 .

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