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EraseValue

Removes the root node of a variable.

Synopsis

EraseValue varname

Arguments

The EraseValue statement has the following argument:

varname The name of the variable for which the root node should be erased.

Description

The EraseValue statement removes the root nodes of the variable, but does not delete the array elements.

Examples

The following example demonstrates the use of the EraseArray statement:

array = "root node"
array("subnode") = "subnode"
array("subnode", "subnode") = "subnode, subnode"
Println Exists(array) 'returns 3; variable defined and has array elements
EraseValue array
Println Exists(array) 'returns 2
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