# PRE -- preformatted text

## Synopsis

• Usage:
PRE x
• Inputs:
• x,
• Outputs:
• an instance of the type PRE,

## Description

PRE x encloses x in a hypertext PRE item.

The argument x should be a string, possibly containing newlines.Here is an example.

   1234   2345    4567    5678
34    345    3455       7

If one wishes to use quotation marks in the preformatted text, then /// should be used instead of quotation marks as delimiters.

## Methods that use an object of class PRE :

• "EXAMPLE(PRE)" -- see EXAMPLE -- hypertext EXAMPLE item

## For the programmer

The object PRE is , with ancestor classes HypertextParagraph < Hypertext < BasicList < Thing.