On Thu, 12 Apr 2007, Sven Schreiber wrote:
Again, I should have read the latest manual... That sounds very
(Although your last statement above doesn't seem 100% correct at least
on windows, gretl started ok for me with a user dir setting of "/".
Oops, then that needs fixing.
I also just learned about the named strings. Very nice as well! But
I can print out "@userdir" alright, but can't assign to a string:
? string jojo = "@userdir"
Syntax error in command line
? string jojo = @userdir
Syntax error in command line ...
Bug or feature?
Bug, I'd say.
And BTW, could strings be used as function arguments/parameters?
(Not that I have an urgent need, just checking.)
Functions don't accept string arguments as such. But you could
build a function call using saved strings. Saved strings are
essentially macros: "@foo" is cashed out prior to parsing the
And finally totally unrelated: could it be that the latest win
snapshot has no syntax coloring support compiled in?
I suppose it could be. Not sure why that would be. I'll have to
try it myself.