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Check the length of an array or string. * Syntax ```sbsyntax length% = LEN(array[]) length% = LEN(string$) LEN array[] OUT length% LEN string$ OUT length% ``` |* Input | Description | | `array[]` | The array whose length to check. | | `string$`| The string whose length to check. | |* Output | Description | | `length%` | The length of the array or string. | `length%` will be the *total number* of characters in the string or elements in the array. To get the number of dimensions in an array or the length of each dimension, use the `DIM` function. * Examples ```sb4 'check the length of this string PRINT LEN("HELLO") '5 ``` ```sb4 'check the length of an array DIM ARY[10] PRINT LEN(ARY) '10 ``` ```sb4 'LEN returns the *total number* of elements DIM ARY[5,2] PRINT LEN(ARY) '5*2 = 10 ```

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