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Why do we need to use Control String?
When do we normally use it?
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Question by:cybermilky
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by:shaneholmes
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Control String?

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by:cybermilky
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I came across a statement as below:
The control string #89#111#117 is equivalent to the quoted string 'You'
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coracleit earned 80 total points
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Hi,

This 'Control String' as you have called it, enables you to put characters into a string that are not typable from the keyboard.
Eg.

MessageDlg('This is a dialog box' + #10+ 'That spans over 2 lines',mtInformation,[mbOK],0);

This dialog box now has a linefeed control char in the middle and forces the info onto 2 lines.
It could also be #13 which is carrage Return.

Wayne
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