[Newbies] \n equivalent?

Michael van der Gulik mikevdg at gmail.com
Thu Jul 30 23:56:23 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 8:48 AM, Paul DeBruicker <pdebruic at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi -
> What Character or String is equal to \n in C or Python?  Thanks

I remember wondering about this when I was first learning Smalltalk too.

You do stuff like:

s := WriteStream on: (String new: 100).
s nextPutAll: 'Hello World'. "Write a string"
s nextPut: $!.             "Write a single character"
s cr.             "Write a newline character"

It's a bit wordy, but I think streams deserve a lot more credit than
programmers give them.

If you're doing String concatenation:

myString := 'Hello, World!', String cr.

Alternatively, this is also valid code:

myString := 'This


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