$isalphabetic

Tests if a character string contains only letters.

Syntax

$isalphabetic(string)

Parameters

string

a character string or an expression that evaluates to a character string

Return Value

1-character binary string. Evaluates to 1 ($True) if string meets the validation test; otherwise, evaluates to 0 ($False).

Comments

This function tests if a particular character string is alphabetic.

Example

$isalphabetic("abc")

Evaluates to $True.

$isalphabetic("abc1")

Evaluates to $False.

 

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