String variables, which have a maximum character length of 512 are used to store text characters so they can be accessed later in the module's operation.

 

TYPE:

Description:

String

Any keyboard character, or combinations of characters like "Hello", "A", and "November Soybeans."

 

A String character, or word can be assigned to a String variable, or passed to a function that requires a String assignment.  When passed to a variable, or to a parameter position the character group must be contained within a pair of apostrophe characters:

 

Example:

'  String TYPE Example
VARIABLES: TextItemIs TYPE: String
 
'  Assign text to string variable
TextItemIs = "November Soybeans."
 
'  Send String results to Log Window
PRINT "TextItemIs = ", TextItemIs

 

Returns:

'  Log window shows

TextItemIs =  November Soybeans.

 

Links:

PRINT

See Also:

Data Group and Types

 


 

 

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