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MWAPI - Characters

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chars

Introduced in the 1995 M[UMPS] Windowing Application Programmer's Interface.

This metalanguage symbol represents a sequence of zero or more characters.

linend

Introduced in the 1995 M[UMPS] Windowing Application Programmer's Interface.

This metalanguage symbol represents the internal encoding for "end of line" within a routine. Although the standard does not specify how a routine should be stored internally in a system, the standard does specify that the data stream created for routine interchange between implementations should encode the "end of line" as a Carriage Return followed by a Line Feed.

longchars

Introduced in the 1995 M[UMPS] Windowing Application Programmer's Interface.

This metalanguage symbol represents a sequence of zero or more characters.

For portability, the number of characters for the text value of a document gadget is limited to 32,767 characters.

mnemonichar

Introduced in the 1995 M[UMPS] Windowing Application Programmer's Interface.

This metalanguage symbol represents the ampersand character ("&").

noncommachars

Introduced in the 1995 M[UMPS] Windowing Application Programmer's Interface.

This metalanguage symbol represents a sequence of zero or more characters, excluding the comma.

tab

Introduced in the 1995 M[UMPS] Windowing Application Programmer's Interface.

This metalanguage symbol represents the horizontal tabulation control character (HT, $Char(9)).

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Copyright © Standard Documents; 1977-2018 MUMPS Development Committee;
Copyright © Examples: 1995-2018 Ed de Moel;
Copyright © Annotations: 2003-2008 Jacquard Systems Research
Copyright © Annotations: 2008-2018 Ed de Moel.

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 13-Sep-2014, 16:31:32 .

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