character string


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character string

[′kar·ik·tər ′striŋ]
(computer science)
A sequence of characters in a computer memory or other storage device. Also known as alphabetic string.

character string

A group of alphanumeric characters. Contrast with numeric data.
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Searches encrypted character strings directly for matches, eliminating need to pre-register keywords
Table 1: Plants and Destination Addresses Plant Distribution Warehouse D = Dallas L = Los Angeles A = Atlanta N = New York City DxLx Ship x from Dallas to Los Angeles AxNx Ship x from Atlanta to NYC Ny Pick up y from New York City Lw Pick up w from Los Angeles Dx(note) Dallas special order for x Ay(note) Atlanta special order for y Table 3: Character Strings [S.
Except these features, the potentially useful feature of scripting languages is possibility of character string evaluation, in the way that they could be interpreted as program code, and some features of high-level languages, like possibility of using fields unrestricted length.
The value NULL should not be placed within quotation marks because it will be interpreted as the character string 'NULL', rather than the null value.
Feature the ability to optionally enhance its regular reading accuracy by resolving ambiguities using advance knowledge of information about the manner in which a character string of interest was supposed to have been marked.
Each of the files has been "fingerprinted" by a hash code, a character string that will change if a file is changed, allowing investigators to immediately identify an altered file.
Since there is no convenient syntax in C++ for expressing userdefined aggregates such as lists, it is also necessary to provide a generic function that can read them from a character string.
Fujitsu Laboratories has worked to expand these functions, making it possible to process character string data, which accounts for much of the data typically processed by business applications, thus enabling verification of business applications that entail such character string data.
The file type can be changed, the file date appended, today's date appended or any character string added to the name.
Originally developed by the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), the IUPAC International Chemical Identifier (InChI) is a non-proprietary, international standard to represent chemical structures as an alpha-numeric character string generated by an algorithm.
You wouldn't want accidentally to join to the wrong subtype just because a couple of rows in that subtype happened (more or less accidentally) to have a character string that convened to a valid number.
Information retrieval (IR) to most searchers consists of character string matching between a query posed to a data source.