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Description

Returns the length of string, which is the number of ASCII characters (not to be confused with the character module in Shogun Post) contained within the string.

Functional area

String

Command syntax

Syntax

strLength "string"

Arguments

NameTypeRequiredComments
stringstringyesString to get the length of.

Flags

None

Return value

integer

Returns the number of characters in the string.

Examples

// Get the length of a string
string $str = "This is some text";
int $length;

// Length of str
$length = `strLength $str`;
print $length;
// Should be 17

// Length of an empty string
$length = `strLength ""`;
print $length;
// Should be 0

Additional information

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