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type/literal

check for an object of type literal

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Description

Examples

Calling Sequence

type(x, literal)

Parameters

x

-

any expression

Description

• 

The call type(x, literal) checks to see if x is of type literal. It returns true if x is of type literal, and false otherwise.

  

An object is of type literal if it is of type integer, fraction, float, complex(numeric), or string.

• 

To verify whether an expression identically matches a specified expression, use the type/identical command.

Examples

type1,literal

true

(1)

type12,literal

true

(2)

type0.5,literal

true

(3)

typeString,literal

true

(4)

typeName,literal

false

(5)

typeab,literal

false

(6)

typeab,literal

false

(7)

type2+4I7,literal

true

(8)

See Also

type

type/atomic

type/complex

type/float

type/fraction

type/identical

type/integer

type/numeric

type/rational

type/string

 


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