[futurebasic] RE: [FB] Alternate method for fill by reference

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From: "Edwards, Waverly" <Waverly.Edwards@...>
Date: Wed, 1 May 2013 10:05:34 -0500
I considered that but you're right, its no less verbose.
It does however remove the " .nil&"  I seem to recall there is a possible issue using the ".nil&" syntax, having to do with byte order.
Maybe I'm wrong about that.

Thanks a bunch,


-----Original Message-----
From: futurebasic@... [mailto:futurebasic@...] On Behalf Of Bernie
Sent: Wednesday, May 01, 2013 6:34 AM
To: futurebasic@...
Subject: Re: [FB] Alternate method for fill by reference

_"WAVE" wrote:

> Is there another method or syntax that I would use to fill by reference.
> I was hoping I could find something a little closer to TestFillByReference, where fileType.nil& = _"WAVE" but without using the ".nil&" notation.
> I am really running away from TestFillByReference2 because it is so verbose.

Another option, but no less verbose.

*fileType = 'WAVE';

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