TEXTEVAL system variable

Text evaluation

Specifies the method of evaluation for the Command line text strings. When the TEXTEVAL system variable is set to 1, this command evaluates LISP expressions:

Text: (* pi 2)

The result of the equation (pi x 2) is placed as text: 6.283185



Saved in:

Not saved


0 to 1

Default value:


Possible values:

0: All responses to prompts for text strings and attribute values are taken literally

1: Text starting with '(' or '!' is evaluated as an lisp expression, as for nontextual input