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scilab names syntax


Names of variables and functions must begin with a letter or one of the following special characters '%', '_', '#', '!', '$', '?'.

Next characters may be letters or digits or any special character in '_', '#', '!', '$', '?'

Names may be as long as you want but only the first 24 characters are taken into account. Upper and lower case letters are different.


//Valid names
//Non valid names
//1A , b%, .C
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