Wolfram Language & System 11.0 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

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Systems-Related String Operations

The Wolfram Language includes flexible functions for conveniently handling strings related to systems-level operations.


Hash find a hash code for a string using a variety of schemes

Compress compress a string


Encrypt, Decrypt encrypt, decrypt using symmetric and asymmetric cryptography

StringFormat determine the import format for a string

Operations on File Names »

FileNameSplit  ▪  FileNameTake  ▪  FileBaseName  ▪  ExpandFileName  ▪  ...

Operations on URLs »

URLEncode  ▪  URLDecode  ▪  URLBuild  ▪  URLParse  ▪  ...

Importing & Exporting »

Import, Export import, export in many systems-related formats

"Base64"  ▪  "GZIP"  ▪  "ApacheLog"  ▪  "XML"  ▪  ...

ImportString  ▪  ExportString  ▪  BinaryRead  ▪  BinaryWrite

Character Encodings »

$CharacterEncoding default character encoding

FromCharacterCode  ▪  ToCharacterCode