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Re: Use strings in Mathematica, like in C?

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  • Subject: [mg61360] Re: Use strings in Mathematica, like in C?
  • From: "Steve Luttrell" <steve_usenet at _removemefirst_luttrell.org.uk>
  • Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2005 02:29:26 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <disllm$mj5$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

This does what you want:

message="Hello"
StringReplacePart[message,"a",{2,2}]

Steve Luttrell

"Renan" <renan.birck at gmail.com> wrote in message 
news:disllm$mj5$1 at smc.vnet.net...
> Hello,
>
> In the C programming language I can operate directly over the
> characters of a string, like:
>
> int main() {
>
> char message[16] = "Hello!";
> message[n]='a';
>
> /* ... other code ... */
> return(0);
>
> }
>
> This mean: Change the (n+1)th character (in C, array starts at 0) to the
> specified character.
>
> Q: How can I obtain similar effect in Mathematica?
>
> Thanks!
> --
> Thanks/obrigado, Renan "Wishmaster" Birck - Canoas, Rio Grande do Sul, 
> Brasil
> MSN: wizard_of_yendor at hotmail.com
> Orkut: http://www.orkut.com/Profile.aspx?uid=2202360379963855296
> 



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