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7.1.39 REVERSE



The REVERSE function returns a character string of exactly the same length of the argument, whose characters are exactly the same as those specified in the argument, except that they are in reverse order.

The function type is alphanumeric.


    ___ Format _____________________________________________________________ 
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   | >>__FUNCTION REVERSE__(argument-1)__________________________________>< |
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argument-1
Must be class alphabetic or alphanumeric and must be at least one character in length.

If argument-1 is a character string of length n, the returned value is a character string of length n such that, for 1 <= j <= n, the character in position j of the returned value is the character from position n-j+1 of argument-1.

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