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ShowStringCharacters

ShowStringCharacters
is an option for Cell that specifies whether to display when a string is entered.
  • ShowStringCharacters is usually set at the level of styles or notebooks rather than at the level of individual cells.
By default, quotation marks are shown around strings in input cells, but not in output cells:
Create a cell in style but with quotation marks showing:
Show a grid of characters without quotation marks:
By default, quotation marks are shown around strings in input cells, but not in output cells:
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Create a cell in style but with quotation marks showing:
In[2]:=
Click for copyable input
Out[2]=
 
Show a grid of characters without quotation marks:
In[1]:=
Click for copyable input
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