STRING$ Function

Basic Computer Programming Language Command Set

Purpose::

To return

-->
  • a string of length n whose characters all have ASCII code j, or
  • the first character of x$
  • Syntax:

    STRING$(n,j)
    STRING$(n,x$)

    Comments:

    STRING$ is also useful for printing top and bottom borders on the screen or the printer.

    n and j are integer expressions in the range 0 to 255.

    Examples:

    10 X$ = STRING$(10, 45)
    20 PRINT X$ "MONTHLY REPORT" X$
    RUN
     ----------MONTHLY REPORT----------

    45 is the decimal equivalent of the ASCII symbol for the minus (-) sign.

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