In the following example, a symbol $NEWSYMBOL is declared. Note that X-PLOR automatically determines the type of the symbol. This symbol is used in the subsequent statements. The third statement declares a symbol $GARBAGE.
evaluate ($NEWSYMBOL=3.40+433^2) xrefin wa=$NEWSYMBOL end evaluate ($GARBAGE=sqrt($NEWSYMBOL))In the next line, the symbol $NEWSYMBOL is redeclared as a character string.
evaluate ($NEWSYMBOL="testing 1 2 3")As a consequence of this statement, $EXIST_NEWSYMBOL is set to ``TRUE".