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NUMNAME

NUMNAME

Name


      NUMNAME

Purpose


      Generate names or text strings with embedded numbers.

Category


Calling Sequence


      name = numname(pat, i, [j, k])

Inputs


      pat = pattern of text string. in
      i = number to substitute for # in pat. in
      j = number to substitute for $ in pat. in
      k = number to substitute for % in pat. in

Keyword Parameters


Keywords


        DIGITS=d number of digits to force in name (def=none).
          d can be an array giving the number of digits for
          each of i, j, and k (else d will apply to all).

Outputs


      name = resulting text string. out

Common Blocks


Notes


      Notes: Ex1: pat = 'file#.txt', i=7, name='file7.txt'
          Ex2: pat = 'A#B$C%D', i=1, j=2, k=3, name='A1B2C3D'
          Ex3: pat='A#B', i=5, DIGITS=4, name='A0005B'.
          If j and k are not given then $ and % are not changed
          in pat if they occur.
          Inverse of namenum, see namenum.

Modification History


      R. Sterner, 11 Jan, 1990
      R. Sterner, 3 Sep, 1992 --- fixed an integer overflow problem
      found by George Simon at Sac Peak NSO.
      R. Sterner, 2006 Dec 06 --- Revised dig to be an array.
  Copyright (C) 1990, Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory
  This software may be used, copied, or redistributed as long as it is not
  sold and this copyright notice is reproduced on each copy made. This
  routine is provided as is without any express or implied warranties
  whatsoever. Other limitations apply as described in the file disclaimer.txt.



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