Fundamentals of CS I (CS151 2001S) : Reference

#\ - denote a character

Notation#\c
PurposeDenotes a character.
ProducesThe character c.
Preconditionsc must be a ``normal'' character (and not a control character or expression).
PostconditionsThe result is the corresponding character.
Examples
> #\a
#\a
> #\4
#\4
> #\.
#\.
> (string #\H #\i #\!)
"Hi!"
See Also
  #\newline,
  #\space

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