cons

Purpose

Retrieves a character string from the keyboard.

Format

x = cons
Returns:x (string) – the characters entered from the keyboard

Examples

x = cons();

At the cursor enter:

probability

Now x will be equal to:

x = "probability";

Remarks

x is assigned the value of a character string typed in at the keyboard. The program will pause to accept keyboard input. The maximum length of the string that can be entered is 254 characters. The program will resume execution when the ENTER key is pressed.

See also

Functions con()