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Original Tip Date: Nov. 5, 2003

Report (expand) your variables with expand echo keyin

Gino Cortesi shared the following on the v8.general newsgroup.

Note, that these keyins are available in V8.5 and require to be loaded first.

expand echo expands the configuration variable and reports the results in the message center.
For example:

expand echo $(ms_designseed)
Will print the current value of MS_DESIGNSEED to the Message Center.
Note: Ensure that you enclose the variable like so: $(.....)



See also:

Set temporary variables with the Expand Set keyin

How to expand keyins that contain configuration variables


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