[NTG-context] Metapost variable problem

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Tue Aug 3 15:51:19 CEST 2004


On Tue, 03 Aug 2004 12:37:18 +0000
Michal Kvasnicka <quasar at econ.muni.cz> wrote:

> Good afternoon.
> 
> I am sorry that I bother you with this offtopic but I don't know where 
> else I can ask.

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> Is there some simple way to do it, or have I to copy it manually like this:
>     string b.type; b.type:=a.type;
>     ...

direct assignment will definately not work. Some sort of automation based
on the suffix names may be possible (using forsuffixes perhaps) but writing
a dedicated macro is probably easiest.


Greetings, Taco


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