Thread: " " and ' '

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    wierd guy bart's Avatar
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    " " and ' '

    when do you use " " and when do you use ' '?

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    use " " for strings and ' ' for single characters. Ie: 'A', '1', "Hello". Obs: '1' != 1 (the character 1 is NOT the number 1.
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  3. #3
    Sayeh
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    In some cases, you can actually use the ' ' (single quotes) to also define a string constant in a long... for example:


    unsigned long identTag;


    identTag = 'BLUE';

    ---

    It's a 32-bit hex number. you can't use it for more than 4 bytes.

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