String literals

" { graphic_character } "
  • A character string must not extend to the following lines as it is a lexical element.
  • Character strings which do not fit into one line can be divided into two or more character strings and be chained or linked to each other. (see the example).
  • '“' within a character string has to be entered as '”“'.

an error report

"setup time too small"

an empty character string


three character strings of the length 1

" " "a" """"
"Characters such as $, % and } may be contained in character string"
"first part of a character string," &
"which only ends on the next line"