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The Left curly bracket [[ASCII]]the unicode, or the [[UTF-8]] value is 123 ([[Hexadecimal]] $7B).
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The left curly bracket <syntaxhighlight lang="pascal" enclose="none">{</syntaxhighlight> is defined in [[ASCII]] as having the value is <syntaxhighlight lang="pascal" enclose="none">123</syntaxhighlight> ([[Hexadecimal|hexadecimal]] <syntaxhighlight lang="delphi" enclose="none">$7B</syntaxhighlight>).
 
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In [[Pascal]] it always appears in conjunction with a corresponding right curly bracket constituting a pair.
The symbol {  is used to:  
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Such a pair is used to:
* [[Comments|Block comments]] starts with an opening curly brace {
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* write [[Comments#block comments|block comments]]
* Compiler directives are enclosed by curly brackets with an opening [[Dollar_sign]].
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* [[FPC]] and Delphi interpret such comments with an initial [[Dollar sign|dollar sign]] as [[Compiler directive|compiler directives]], for example <syntaxhighlight lang="delphi" enclose="none">{$longStrings on}</syntaxhighlight>
* [[IDE directives]] are enclosed by curly brackets with an opening [[Percent_sign|percentage sign]].
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* integrated development environments such as [[Lazarus]] interpret block comments with an initial [[Percent sign|percent sign]] as [[IDE directives]], for instance <syntaxhighlight lang="delphi" enclose="none">{%H-}</syntaxhighlight>
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Latest revision as of 16:24, 19 March 2019

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The left curly bracket { is defined in ASCII as having the value is 123 (hexadecimal $7B). In Pascal it always appears in conjunction with a corresponding right curly bracket constituting a pair. Such a pair is used to:


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single characters

+ (plus)  •  - (minus)  •  * (asterisk)  •  / (slash)
= (equal)  •  > (greater than)  •  < (less than)
. (period)  •  : (colon)  •  ; (semi colon)
^ (hat)  •  @ (at)
$ (dollar sign)  •  & (ampersand)  •  # (hash)
' (single quote)

character pairs

<> (not equal)  •  <= (less than or equal)  •  := (becomes)  •  >= (greater than or equal)

 •  >< (symmetric difference)  •  // (double slash)