Operators and Expressions

To help you better understand what operators are available in SymbEL and how expressions are constructed, here is an overview of the constituent parts.

Variable Names

Variable names are limited to 1,024 characters and can begin with any alphabetic character or an underscore. Characters beyond the first character can be any alphabetic character, digit, underscore, or dollar sign.


There are four types of constants: integer, floating point, character, and string. These constants can be used in expressions (except for strings), assigned to variables, and passed as parameters. For convenience, these constants can be placed into #define statements for expansion by the preprocessor.


An integer constant ...

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