StringQ

StringQ[expr]

gives True if expr is a string, and False otherwise.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (2)

Test whether "123" is a string:

Pick out all strings in a list:

Scope  (2)

StringQ works on strings with internal formatting:

StringQ works on any sequence of ordinary and special characters:

Properties & Relations  (3)

All strings have head String:

Use ToString to convert an expression to a string:

Use StringMatchQ to test whether a string pattern matches a particular string:

Introduced in 1991
 (2.0)