quote


Purpose
Quote and encode a text string.
Synopsis
function quote(txt:text,qtype:integer,sepchar:integer):text
function quote(txt:text):text
Arguments
txt 
A text object
qtype 
Quoting convention
sepchar 
Code of the separator character or 0
Example
The following statement:
writeln(quote('test CSV "quoted" string',2,44))
displays: "test CSV ""quoted"" string"
Further information
1. This function generates an encoded form of the provided text string according to the given quoting convention qtype (see sys_qtype) and separator character sepchar. The provided text may be returned unchanged if the selected convention does not require quotes and the text does not include any special character or the specified separator character.
2. If argument sepchar is 0, quoting is enforced even if the selected quoting convention would not require quotes.
3. In the second form of the routine, parameters sys_qtype and sys_sepchar are used as default values for arguments qtype and sepchar.
Related topics
parsetext
Module
mmsystem


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