pass &gkbar_hh to a func

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pass &gkbar_hh to a func

Post by pfortier »

If I define param=4 then I can pass it's address to a function test(&param) but it fails when I try to pass &gkbar_hh as in test(&gkbar_hh) and test(&soma.gkbar_hh). Is there a way to pass the address of a RANGE variable?

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Re: pass &gkbar_hh to a func

Post by ted »

To pass a range variable by reference, the location to which it refers must be specified unambiguously.
will fail for at least one reason: it doesn't specify a location in the range [0,1]. If there is no currently accessed section, it will also fail for a second reason (i.e. hoc can't guess which section you mean).

These examples will work:
dend test(&gkbar_hh(0.5))
dend test(&gkbar_hh(z)) // assuming that 0 <= z <= 1
dend {
. . . hoc statements . . .
. . . hoc statements . . .

If a default section has been specified with an access statement, e.g.
access soma
will work and the particular "gkbar_hh(0.5)" that proc test() receives will be the one that belongs to soma.

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