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System Class STRING

Class Precedence List

string, vector, array, sequence, t

Description

A string is a specialized vector whose elements are of type character or a subtype of type character. When used as a type specifier for object creation, string means (vector character).

Compound Type Specifier Kind

Abbreviating.

Compound Type Specifier Syntax

string [size]

Compound Type Specifier Arguments

Compound Type Specifier Description

This denotes the union of all types (array c (size)) for all subtypes c of character; that is, the set of strings of size size.

See Also

  • {\secref\StringConcepts}
  • {\secref\Doublequote}
  • {\secref\PrintingStrings}

\issue{CHARACTER-PROPOSAL:2-3-2} \issue{CHARACTER-PROPOSAL:2-3-3} \issue{ARRAY-DIMENSION-IMPLICATIONS:ALL-FIXNUM}