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$%LOWER^STRING

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Approved for inclusion in a future M[UMPS] language standard as part of the library for miscellaneous character functions.

This function returns a modified version of the string that is passed as its parameter. In the modified version, all characters will be "lower case", as defined for the character set in which the input string is encoded.

The actual entry point that is called for this function can be obtained through ^$Character(charset,"LOWER")=entrypointname.

The MDC has approved code to approximate the return value of this function. Implementors are encouraged to provide more accurate and efficient code).
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Copyright © Annotations: 2003-2017 Jacquard Systems Research.

The information in this page is NOT authoritative and subject to be modified at any moment.
Please consult the appropriate (draft) language standard for an authoritative definition.

Some specifications are "approved for inclusion in a future standard". Note that the MUMPS Development Committee cannot guarantee that such future standards will indeed be published.

This page most recently updated on 29-Nov-2011, 21:15:25 .

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