A string is a sequence of characters that are considered a single data item. We have used strings in several instances in the past. Any group of characters defined within a double quotation mark is a string constant. Example :
"This is an example text."
If we want to include a double quote in the string to be printed, then we may use it with a back slash as shown below :
printf("\" This is an example text. "\"); // "This is an example text."
printf("This is an example text."); // This is an example text.
Character strings are often used to create meaningful and readable programs. Common activities performed on character strings include: