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Character

  • Character represents a single character in Read.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 2.10.3Section 2.11.7.
  • Related package: Utilities`BinaryFiles`.

    Further Examples

    This creates a file called strings and then shows its contents.

    In[1]:=

    In[2]:=

    "Here is a text string"

    In[3]:=

    Out[3]=