Saving a list of variables

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Saving a list of variables

Postby samohtvii » Fri Sep 21, 2012 6:39 pm

How can you get input from a user and save that data in a list. e.g.
(format t "First question?")
(let ((firstQuestion (read-line)))
//second question
(let ((secondQuestion (read-line)))
//third
(let ((thirdQuestion (read-line)))
(setq allQuestions '(firstQuestion secondQuestion thirdQuestion))))

so that just gives me a list of those words and not the actually valuse they hold.

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Re: Saving a list of variables

Postby Konfusius » Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:45 pm

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(setq allQuestions (list firstQuestion secondQuestion thirdQuestion))
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Re: Saving a list of variables

Postby Kohath » Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:50 pm

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Re: Saving a list of variables

Postby Goheeca » Sat Sep 22, 2012 3:05 am

Or you can do this:
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(defvar *Q* '("Foo?" "Bar?" "Baz?"))
(loop for question in *Q*
      do (format t "~a " question) (finish-output)
      collect (read-line))
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