SQUOTE()

SQUOTE()

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The SQUOTE() function returns a copy of its argument string enclosed in single quotes. The SQUOTES() function is similar but operates on successive elements of a dynamic array, returning a similarly structured dynamic array of results.

 

 

Format

 

SQUOTE(expr)

 

where

 

exprevaluates to the source string.

 

 

The SQUOTE() function returns expr enclosed in single quotation marks.

 

 

Example

 

A = SQUOTE('ABC123')

 

This statement sets A to the eight character string 'ABC123'.

 

 

A = 'ABC' : @VM : 'DEF'

B = QUOTES(A)

 

This program fragment encloses each element of dynamic array A in single quotes, storing the result in B as

'ABC'VM'DEF'

 

 

See also:

QUOTE()