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Left Hand Pointer

ASCII 33

M[UMPS] by Example

Right Hand Pointer

Exclamation mark ("!")

ASCII code 33.

This character may be used as a binary 'or' operator.
If (X>2)!(B<9)

This character may be used as a 'new-line' indicator in an argument of a Read or Write command.
Read !?5,"What is your age? ",AGE
Write !?10,"That is not an appropriate question."

Approved for addition in a future M[UMPS] language standard:

This character may be used as a binary 'exclusive or' operator.
If (X>2)!!(B<9)

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Copyright © Examples: 1995-2017 Ed de Moel;
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 28-Nov-2011, 20:03:46 .

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