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KILL

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killarglist

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

This metalanguage symbol represents the argument of a KILL command. Such an argument, if present, is separated from the word K[ILL] by a space, then then follows a list of killarguments, separated by commas.

killargument

Introduced in the 1977 ANSI M[UMPS] language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents an occurrence of an argument of the KILL command. Examples of valid arguments for the KILL command appear in an earlier section. The argument of the KILL command is either a name of a variable or a list of names of variables (separated by commas) enclosed in parentheses, or an indirection operator (@) followed by an expression that evaluates to a list (separated by commas) of such arguments.

lname

Introduced in the 1990 ANSI M[UMPS] language standard.

This metalanguage symbol represents a name of a local variable, specified either directly or indirectly.

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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 13-Sep-2014, 10:01:39 .

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