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%Library.Char

datatype class %Library.Char extends %Library.String

ODBC Type: VARCHAR

The %Char data type class represents a fixed length character field.

The logical value of the %character field data type is a character field.

Method Inventory

Methods

classmethod LogicalToDisplay(%val As %Char) as %String [ Language = objectscript ]
Converts the value of %val, which is in logical format, into a display string. Removes all the null characters from the string.

Returns the string value of %val.

classmethod LogicalToOdbc(%val As %Char) as %String [ Language = objectscript ]
Converts %val, which represents a CHAR in logical format (no blank space padding), into format (blank padded on the right).

Returns the ODBC string for the logical value %val.

Inherited Methods