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global keyword makes a variable and its contents available to any handler in HyperCard. Changing the value of a global variable in any handler changes its value everywhere.
Note: You must use the
global keyword in each handler to declare the global variables you want to use.
Global variables are not saved between sessions of HyperCard. Global variables are also lost under System 6's single Finder when a user (or handler) suspends HyperCard by launching another application with the
ask "What is your name?"
if it is empty then exit mouseUp
put it into theName
repeat with i = the number of chars in theName down to 1
put char i of theName after reverseName
answer "Your name spelled backwards is" && reverseName & "."
-- put empty into the global when you are done with it:
put empty into theName
A comma-separated list of global variable names.
The actual names don’t matter as long as they’re not the same as one of HyperCard’s reserved words. (That is, don’t use
result as a variable name.)
fieldName, N, numberOfCharacters
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