STRING$()
This page was last modified 20:56, 30 May 2020 by Mars2000you. Based on work by Gdx and NYYRIKKI and others.

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Effect

Returns a string with a variable length, all containing either the same character, which is defined as an ASCII code or the first character of a string.

Syntaxes

  • STRING$(<Length>,<CodeNumber>)
  • STRING$(<Length>,"<String>")

Parameters

<Length> It is the length of the string and must be an integer in range between 0 and 255.

<CodeNumber> must be an ASCII code between 32 and 255.

<String> is a string of characters between double quotes ("). It can be replaced by a string variable (also named as alphanumeric variable).

Example

10 PRINT STRING$(8,65)
20 PRINT STRING$(8,"MSX")
 
RUN
AAAAAAAA
MMMMMMMM

Related to

ASC(), CHR$(), SPACE$(), SPC(), TAB()

Compatibility

MSX-BASIC 1.0 or higher