NAME

len - string length function

SYNOPSIS

v = len(StrExpr)

DESCRIPTION

Len returns the number of characters in the string specified by its argument.  StrExpr may be any string expression.  All characters in StrExpr are counted including commas, blanks, etc. 

EXAMPLE

The program
	x$ = "CLEVELAND, OHIO"
	print len(x$)
	v = len(x$): print v
produces
	 15
	 15

from The Basmark QuickBASIC Programmerís Manual by Lawrence Leinweber