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Macaulay2Doc :: printString

printString -- lowlevel function to print a string, net, or symbol


printString(o,s) -- send the string s to the output file o.

This function is intended for internal use only.

The argument s may also be a sequence or list, in which case its elements are printed. If an integer is encountered, then it specifies a number of spaces to be printed. If a symbol or indeterminate is encountered, its name is printed. If null is encountered, nothing is printed.

i1 : printString(stdio, (a,10,"b",20,c))
a          b                    c
o1 = stdio

o1 : File

For the programmer

The object printString is a compiled function.