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cl:functions:make-string [2019/09/14 05:00]
cl:functions:make-string [2019/09/19 02:00] (current)
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 +====== Function MAKE-STRING ======
 +
 +====Syntax====
 +**make-string** //size// ''&​key''​ //​initial-element//​ //​element-type//​ → //string//
 +
 +====Arguments and Values====
 +  * //size// - a //​[[CL:​Glossary:​valid array dimension]]//​.
 +  * //​initial-element//​ - a //​[[CL:​Glossary:​character]]//​. The default is //​[[CL:​Glossary:​implementation-dependent]]//​.
 +  * //​element-type//​ - a //​[[CL:​Glossary:​type specifier]]//​. The default is **[[CL:​Types:​character]]**.
 +  * //string// - a //​[[CL:​Glossary:​simple string]]//.
 +
 +====Description====
 +**make-string** returns a //​[[CL:​Glossary:​simple string]]// of length //size// whose elements have been initialized to //​initial-element//​.
 +
 +The //​element-type//​ names the //​[[CL:​Glossary:​type]]//​ of the //​[[CL:​Glossary:​element|elements]]//​ of the //​[[CL:​Glossary:​string]]//;​ a //​[[CL:​Glossary:​string]]//​ is constructed of the most //​[[CL:​Glossary:​specialized]]//​ //​[[CL:​Glossary:​type]]//​ that can accommodate //​[[CL:​Glossary:​element|elements]]//​ of the given //​[[CL:​Glossary:​type]]//​.
 +
 +====Examples====
 +<​blockquote> ​
 +(make-string 10 :​initial-element #\5) <​r>"​5555555555"​ </r>
 +([[CL:​Functions:​length]] (make-string 10)) <r>10 </r>
 +</​blockquote>​
 +
 +====Affected By====
 +The //​[[CL:​Glossary:​implementation]]//​.
 +
 +====Exceptional Situations====
 +None.
 +
 +====See Also====
 +None.
 +
 +====Notes====
 +None.
 +
 +\issue{ARGUMENTS-UNDERSPECIFIED:​SPECIFY} \issue{ARGUMENTS-UNDERSPECIFIED:​SPECIFY} \issue{CHARACTER-PROPOSAL:​2-3-6} \issue{CHARACTER-PROPOSAL:​2-3-6}