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InString

  • InString[ n ] is a global object that is assigned to be the text of the n input line.
  • InString[ n ] gives the string that Mathematica read for the n input line. The string includes all intermediate newlines in the input, but not the newline at the end.
  • The value of InString[ n ] is assigned after the input is verified to be syntactically correct, and after any function given as the value of $PreRead has been applied.
  • InString[ ] gives the text of the last input line.
  • InString[-k] gives the text of the input k lines back.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 1.3.3Section 2.13.1.
  • See also: In, $SyntaxHandler.

    Further Examples

    InString lets you to recover old input.

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    InString lets you to recover old input.

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