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9.5 LIST and STRING Types

Arrays are common to many computer languages. However, they can be a bit of a pain because you always need to make sure you haven't run off the end of the array when you're writing to it. This is where the STRING and LIST types come in. STRING is very much like ARRAY OF CHAR and LIST is like ARRAY OF LONG. However, each has a set of E (built-in) functions which safely manipulate variables of these types without exceeding their bounds.


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