On 20.06.2008 00:51, nico Itkin wrote:
> is it possible in ruby to create dynamic variables like in php by doing
> $b=$$a ??
> 
> i'd like to infer an instance variable from a layout view, in order to
> set up dynamically a precise  id to my html object (so i need the name
> of the current objetc + its id)

This is usually an indication that you rather want a Hash.

Having said that here are a few other options you have:

OpenStruct
instance_variable_get/set
eval (not recommended)

Kind regards

	robert