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Delphi ^A syntax: Documented, implied, or undocumented? – Stack Overflow

The Wiert Corner – The syntax is documented. In the Turbo Pasal 3 documentation, i.e. the Z80 era. Source my answer to [WayBack] Delphi ^A syntax: Documented, implied, or undocumented? – Stack Overflow (I have added some WayBack Internet Archive links below) as it is from the Turbo Pascal era where the caret was introduced to support control characters: This is from long ago as an escape character to enable you to have consts for control characters in a more readable way. const CtrlC = ^C; begin Write(Ord(CtrlC)); end. This defines a Char constant with value #3, then writes 3 in Borland Pascal 7, and ...
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