function::text_strn.3stap - Man Page

Escape any non-printable chars in a string

Synopsis

    text_strn:string(input:string,len:long,quoted:long)

Arguments

input

the string to escape

len

maximum length of string to return (0 implies MAXSTRINGLEN)

quoted

put double quotes around the string. If input string is truncated it will have ā€œ...ā€ after the second quote

Description

This function accepts a string of designated length, and any ASCII characters that are not printable are replaced by the corresponding escape sequence in the returned string.

See Also0

tapset::string(3stap)

Info

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