4. Literals

4.1. Numbers

Numbers are always written the same whatever is the locale of the computer running XMLmind XML Editor: 1, 2.3, 314E-2, 0.314e1, 0.314e+1, etc.

4.2. Strings

String must quoted using double quotes (") or single quotes ('). They cannot contain newline characters.

In a string quoted using double quotes, the double quote character must be escaped by doubling it. In a string quoted using single quotes, the single quote character must be escaped by doubling it.

Examples:

"It doesn't matter"
'It doesn''t matter'
"Did you say ""bizarre""?"
'Did you say "bizarre"?'

4.3. Booleans

TRUE and TRUE() (case insensitive of course) specify logical value true. FALSE and FALSE() specify logical value false.