Ada Programming/Delimiters/'

The special character ' (called tic) has two meanings. Which of the two options is to be used is determined by context from the compiler.

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Character literal edit

As delimiter for characters literals:

Plus : constant Character := '+';

Attribute delimiter edit

As a separator between an identifier and an attribute:

for Day_Of_Month'Size use 8;

See also edit

Wikibook edit

Ada Reference Manual edit