Temporary

Temporary

is an attribute assigned to symbols which are created as local variables by Module.

Details

  • Symbols with attribute Temporary are automatically removed when they are no longer needed.
  • Symbols with attribute Temporary conventionally have names of the form aaa$nnn.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

Temporary symbols are removed if they are no longer referenced:

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Properties & Relations  (1)

See Also

Module  Unique  $ModuleNumber

Tutorials

Introduced in 1991
(2.0)