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String type

A String is a series of characters linked together. A string is written using quotation marks, for example: "I am a string", 'so am I', `me too`, and "344". The string "344" is different from the number 344. The first is an array of characters, and the second is a value that may be used in numerical calculations.


ScriptEase automatically converts strings to numbers and numbers to string, depending on context. If a number is used in a string context, it is converted to a string. If a string is used in a number context, it is converted to a numeric value. Automatic type conversion is discussed more fully in a later section


Strings, though classified as a primitive, are actually a hybrid type that shares characteristics of primitive and composite data types. Strings are discussed more fully a later section.


Composite data types