Charles Wilt wrote:
However, named variables are just address, the compiler substitutes an
address every place a variable is used right?

It seems to me it's not unreasonable for the debugger to be able to
show us a constant.

Dunno for sure ... but I suspect the compiler treats the named constant NUMERIC_ZERO the same as it would for *ZERO or 0. It's still a constant and not a variable, and the compiler is aware of that.

david


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