By Adam Nagy
I have a variable which contains the name of a LISP function, but I do not know how to use that in order to call the function.
You can use (read) to get the function from the name then (mapcar) or (apply) to invoke it. Here are two functions that we will be calling knowing their names. One has an input parameter, the other one does not.
(defun myfunc1 ( / )
(alert "myfunc1 called")
(defun c:callmyfunc1 ( / funcname)
(setq funcname "myfunc1")
(defun myfunc2 (param / )
(alert (strcat "myfunc2 called with param=" param))
(defun c:callmyfunc2 ( / funcname)
(setq funcname "myfunc2")