Ada Programming/Keywords

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Language summary keywords edit

Most Ada “keywords” have different functions depending on where they are used. A good example is for which controls the representation clause when used within a declaration part and controls a loop when used within an implementation.

In Ada, a keyword is a reserved word, so it cannot be used as an identifier. Some of them are used as attribute names.

List of keywords edit

Ada Keywords
abort else new return
abs elsif not reverse
abstract (Ada 95) end null
accept entry select
access exception of separate
aliased (Ada 95) exit or some (Ada 2012)
all others subtype
and for out synchronized (Ada 2005)
array function overriding (Ada 2005)
at tagged (Ada 95)
generic package task
begin goto pragma terminate
body private then
if procedure type
case in protected (Ada 95)
constant interface (Ada 2005) until (Ada 95)
is raise use
declare range
delay limited record when
delta loop rem while
digits renames with
do mod requeue (Ada 95) xor

See also edit

Wikibook edit

Ada Reference Manual edit

Ada 83 edit

Ada 95 edit

Ada 2005 edit

Ada 2012 edit

Ada Quality and Style Guide edit