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02-11-20, 10:34 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by Kanegasi View Post
Define a local table at the top of your addon and use keys instead of separate variables.

For example:

Lua Code:
  1. -- instead of this
  2. local a, b, c, d, e = 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  4. -- use this
  5. local vars = {}
  6. vars.a, vars.b, vars.c, vars.d, vars.e = 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
The entire appeal of using local variables aside from limiting scope is you save an index lookup in the global table. Putting variables in a local table completely negates this since you're re-adding the index operation you were trying to save.
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