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4.2 Predicates for Strings

For more information about general sequence and array predicates, see Sequences Arrays Vectors, and Arrays.

function stringp object

This function returns t if object is a string, nil otherwise.

function string-or-null-p object

This function returns t if object is a string or nil. It returns nil otherwise.

function char-or-string-p object

This function returns t if object is a string or a character (i.e., an integer), nil otherwise.