Characters in names
kray at sonsothunder.com
Sun Mar 20 19:38:07 CST 2005
On 3/20/05 6:59 PM, "Alex Tweedly" <alex at tweedly.net> wrote:
> Graham Samuel wrote:
>> I can't find a list in the RR docs of legal characters for variable
>> names. Obviously letters of the alphabet (at least the ascii version)
>> and the numerals are OK, plus hyphen and underscore - but what else?
>> Clearly no character used as an operator, like \ or +, can be legal,
>> but maybe some others are: for example is period (full stop to me)
>> permitted? If I've missed a complete list, can someone please point
>> me at it?
> Don't think there is one - that would be too close to a reference
> definition of part of the language.
I doin't know about variable names, but you can have these chars in
? (question mark)
# (pound sign)
$ (dollar sign)
' (single quote)
So you can do this:
-- cash check
However as many have said, RunRev may use these special chars in the future
so I generally avoid everything but the underscore.
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