is the head of a character string "text".
- Strings can contain any sequence of ordinary or special characters. »
- _String can be used as a pattern that represents a string.
- In FullForm, special characters in strings are given as or . »
- If an explicit newline in the string is preceded by a single backslash \, the backslash and newline are ignored.
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Basic Examples (1)
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Generalizations & Extensions (2)
Properties & Relations (5)
Possible Issues (5)
Introduced in 1988
(1.0)| Updated in 1996