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< > (Macro name delimiters)

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< > (Macro name delimiters)

Marks the start and end of a macro name in an application program.





The name to be assigned to a global macro, or a digit from 0 to 9 referring to one of the local macros belonging to the current macro program.


A macro is a dynamically declared name that represents a character string. When a macro call is encountered in an application program, the macro call is replaced by the current character value of the macro.

A macro acquires values in one of two ways: implicitly, when the software encounters a call to a previously unknown global macro or unassigned local macro, or explicitly, in a LET or INPUT statement or a call to a local macro.


let = “ENT”

Defines the global macro to represent the string ENT. Then the statement

list #s format #Name

is interpreted as

list ENTs format ENTName


See Also


How To Construct Logic Expressions

How To Use Logic Expressions

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