A CDE Definition
The abilty to manipulate alphanumeric data (names, addresses, text, etc.). Typical functions include the ability to handle arrays of strings, to left and right align and center strings and to search for an occurrence of text within a string. See string.
A set of contiguous alphanumeric characters. Strings are text, such as names, addresses and descriptions. Although a string may include numeric digits, the digits cannot be calculated within the string. They have to be copied out of the string into a numeric structure. Contrast with numeric data. See string literal and string handling.
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