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get_var_name(?Var, -Name)

Retrieve the name given to a variable via set_var_name/2
Named variable
Variable, will be bound to a string


Used to retrieve the unique name that was given to a variable via the set_var_name/2 predicate. This name is always of the form BaseName#N, where BaseName is the base name that was specified in set_var_name/2, and N is an integer.

These variable names are intended solely for purposes of debugging and visualisation of a program execution. Any use of this feature in the actual program logic or algorithm is strongly discouraged.

Fail Conditions

Var is not a variable or has not been named via set_var_name/2

See Also

set_var_name / 2