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Literal: 'Hello World, this is a String.' A sequence of bytes or characters. In Citrine, strings are UTF-8 aware. You may only use single quotes. To escape a character use the backslash '\\' character. Use the special characters and to insert a newline or tab respectively. Strings in Citrine represent a series of bytes. Strings can be interpreted as real bytes or as text depending on the messages send. For instance, the message 'bytes' returns the number of bytes in a string, while the message 'length' returns the number of characters (as defined as separate UTF-8 code points) in a string.

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