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Text: CHAR

[BBC Micro cassette version]

Name: CHAR [Show more] Type: Macro Category: Text Summary: Macro definition for characters in the recursive token table Deep dive: Printing text tokens
Context: See this macro in context in the source code References: This macro is used as follows: * QQ18 uses CHAR

The following macro is used when building the recursive token table: CHAR 'x' Insert ASCII character "x" To include an apostrophe, use a backtick character, as in CHAR '`'. See the deep dive on "Printing text tokens" for details on how characters are stored in the recursive token table.
Arguments: 'x' The character to insert into the table
MACRO CHAR x IF x = '`' EQUB 39 EOR RE ELSE EQUB x EOR RE ENDIF ENDMACRO