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6.G: Strings (Glossary)

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    A variable used to count something, usually initialized to zero and then incremented.
    empty string
    A string with no characters and length 0, represented by two quotation marks.
    format operator
    An operator, %, that takes a format string and a tuple and generates a string that includes the elements of the tuple formatted as specified by the format string.
    format sequence
    A sequence of characters in a format string, like %d, that specifies how a value should be formatted.
    format string
    A string, used with the format operator, that contains format sequences.
    A boolean variable used to indicate whether a condition is true or false.
    A statement that calls a method.
    The property of a sequence whose items cannot be assigned.
    An integer value used to select an item in a sequence, such as a character in a string.
    One of the values in a sequence.
    A function that is associated with an object and called using dot notation.
    Something a variable can refer to. For now, you can use "object" and "value" interchangeably.
    A pattern of traversal that stops when it finds what it is looking for.
    An ordered set; that is, a set of values where each value is identified by an integer index.
    A part of a string specified by a range of indices.
    To iterate through the items in a sequence, performing a similar operation on each.

    6.G: Strings (Glossary) is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Chuck Severance.

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