Added in 1.8.8

/set [-eklnsuNzgpB] <%var> [value]

Sets the value of %var to the specified value.

See also /var, /unset, /inc, /vars, /dec, $var, Edit Variables.


Switch Description
-e Unset the variable when AdiIRC exits.
-k Keeps the unset time (-u) from a previous command.
-l Creates a local variable instead of global.
-n Treat the value as plain text, even if arithmetic operators are used.
-s Display variable assignment value.
-uN Unsets the variable after N amount of seconds, if N = 0 unset the variable after the script is finished.
-z Decreases the value of the variable by 1/ever second until zero is reached. At zero the variable will be unset.
-i Initializes a variable only if it does not already exist as a local or global variable.
-g Sets a global variable even if a local variable exists.
-p Permits value to be 2 literal double quotes and permits value to end with a single $chr(32) space. Also enables -n switch behavior.
-B Performs a $calcint calculation instead of regular $calc when arithmetic operators are used. (AdiIRC only)


Parameter Description
<%var> The variable to set.
[value] Value to set the variable to. (can be a single arithmetic expression)


alias example {
  ; Create a variable and set a value.
  /set %var Countdown:

  ; Print the value
  /echo -a %var

  ; Set the value to 3, decrease once per second
  /set -zs %var 3

Updated by Per Amundsen over 1 year ago · 23 revisions

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