NullWords

NullWords
is an option for Read and related functions which specifies whether null words should be taken to exist between repeated word separators.

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  • With the default setting NullWords->False, repeated word separators are treated like single word separators.

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A file containing words separated by colons:

Repeated colons are treated as single separators:

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Repeated colons are taken to have null words in between:

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Introduced in 1991
(2.0)