length

Command: length


Description

length counts type-dependent elements e.g. characters of a string
entries of a dictonary number of command of a procedure.

Alternatives: Functions length_p length_lp length_a length_s
length_d (documented:SeeAlso)

Parameters

One of the types proc literal array string dict
Returns integer with number of elements.
Author
Gewaltig Diesmann
Bugs

Synopsis
proc/literal/array/string/dict length -> int
Examples

(Hello world!) length --> 12
{(Hello world!) ==} length --> 2
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