var.store

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var.store is a function that is part of the Var functions.


The function set the content of a variable in the current document.
Returns nil when the operation succeeded, otherwise an error message.

Syntax[edit]

var.store(varname, data)

Parameter Type Description
varname
string The name of the math variable you want to store stuff in.
data
anything the data you want to store in varname. Can be a number, string, table etc.

Example[edit]

--Adriweb (talk) 11:33, 14 April 2016 (CEST)

function on.construction()
	var.store("sol", 1400000)
end
 
function on.paint(gc)
	variable = var.recall("sol") --assuming that sol exists 
	gc:drawString("The diameter of the sun is " .. tostring(variable) .. " KM", 10, 10, "top")
end

This code store some data into the "sol" variable, retrieves the content of the variable sol (string), and prints it on the screen.

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