CHARACTER Output: The A Descriptor

The A and Aw descriptors are for CHARACTER output. The general form of these descriptors are as follows:

rA    and    rAw

The meaning of r and w are:


Let us look at the following example.
CHARACTER(LEN=5) :: a = "12345"
CHARACTER        :: b = "*"
In the following table, the WRITE statements are shown at the left and their corresponding output are shown at the right.