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PIC is a text markup language created in 1988.

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In computing, Pic is a domain-specific programming language by Brian Kernighan for specifying diagrams in terms of objects such as boxes with arrows between them. The pic compiler translates this description into concrete drawing commands. Pic is a procedural programming language, with variable assignment, macros, conditionals, and looping. Read more on Wikipedia...


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# Dextroamphetamine molecule .cstart .ps 26 size 28 R1: ring double 1,2 3,4 5,6 bond 60 from R1.V2 bond 120 A1: front bond down ; CH3 bond 60 from A1 ; NH2 .ps .cend

Language features

Feature Supported Example Token
Comments
# A comment
Line Comments
# A comment
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Semantic Indentation X

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