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Three different types of quotes are used in Maple for three different purposes: as string delimiters; as symbol delimiters; and as a means of delaying evaluation of an expression.


The double quote symbol (") is used as the string delimiter.


The left single quote symbol (`) is used to form a symbol.


A pair of right single quotes (' ') is used to delay evaluation of the enclosed expression --- see uneval


In earlier versions of Maple, the double quote symbol was used as the ditto operator. This facility is now provided by the percent symbol (%).

See Also

ditto, string, symbol, uneval

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