Struct field name with space or special character

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Hi,
For table name, we can use space or special character when using stiring type.
However for the structure varailble,it doesn't work. Is there a way to have space in structure field names?
thanks,
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Stephen23
Stephen23 on 19 Feb 2024
Edited: Stephen23 on 19 Feb 2024
This sounds like you are putting meta-data into the fieldnames. Remember that meta-data is data, and data belongs in variables not in their field/variable names. forcing meta-data into field/variable names will make your code fragile (e.g. like this question hints at), slow, and complex. Best avoided.

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Stephen23
Stephen23 on 17 Feb 2024
Moved: Matt J on 18 Feb 2024
"Is there a way to have space in structure field names?"
No.

Matt J
Matt J on 18 Feb 2024
Another option is to use dictionaries, which are a bit more similar to structs than tables, e.g.
secretID=["Steve Rogers", "Tony Stark", "Donald Blake"];
hero=["Captain America","Iron Man","Thor"];
d=dictionary(secretID,hero);
out = d("Steve Rogers")
out = "Captain America"

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