# ALPHA

Updated: 10/14/2021, 2:20:00 PM
Created: 10/14/2021, 2:20:00 PM
Last Updated By: mikes
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# Description

This function will check that an expression consists entirely of alphabetic characters. It is used as:

ALPHA(expression)
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Where expression can return a result of any type.

The ALPHA function will then return TRUE (1) if expression consists entirely of alphabetic characters else returns FALSE (0) if any character in expression is non alphabetic.

For example:

Abc = "ABC"
IF ALPHA(Abc) THEN
    CRT "alphabetic"
END ELSE CRT "non alphabetic"
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# Note

Alphabetic characters are in the set a-z and A-Z, and any characters which do note fall in that set will be evaluated according to the Unicode standard if the ALPHA function is in international mode.

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