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String Manipulation

  • Michael Coughlan
Chapter

Abstract

In many languages, string manipulation is achieved by using a library of string functions or, as in Java, the methods of a String class. COBOL also uses a library of string-manipulation functions, but most string manipulation is done using reference modification and the three string-handling verbs: STRING, UNSTRING, and INSPECT.

Keywords

Data Item Ordinal Position Figurative Constant Intrinsic Function Data Division 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Michael Coughlan 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Coughlan
    • 1
  1. 1.PAIreland

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