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How to ensure that a string parameter to a function is not empty?

Lets say that I have a function which needs two string parameter , function data(string memory _firstname, string memory _lastname) public { buyer[msg.sender] = Buyer(_firstname, _lastname); } Now, I ...
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how to set a require for a string to not be null

I want to write a require condition for string that string variable could not be null. How to write because string is not taking the != operator function createOrder(address _seller, string memory ...
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Can I use an emoji as part of a string in Solidity?

Can I use an emoji in Solidity?
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String to float maintaining decimal places

I've seen some thread already however I haven't found anywhere a way of converting a string number to float number and maintaining the decimals. ie "27.546" to 27.546
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How can I generate hash of string received from function argument

I want to generate hash of string received through function argument. Sha256 require bytes in argument. How can I convert and then save hash in _hash variable. struct ORGANIZATION{ bytes32 hash; ...
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In solidity, how to copy a string or pass it by value?

In this example I only modify string a, but both a and b are changed. It seems like the string wasn't copied. I only want to change a. How do you copy a string and how do you pass a string by value to ...
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What is the maximum size of string which we can store on solidity?

Is there a limit to the size of a string that we can store on the Ethereum blockchain?
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How much is the biggest BytesX type in solidity? (Bytes32?)

I'm trying to keep it simple while returning and array of strings. I want to return a fixed bytesX array with small text. How much is the possible X in the BytesX type? In Remix it seems to be Bytes32....
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Calling a string variable

Update2: Ismael highlighted that upgrading drizzle and Web3 were crucial. I was using drizzle 1.3 and Web3 1.0. So, using the same Solidity code, I can now read a string array into a webpage, using ...
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How do I order strings in Solidity?

I'm a newbie to smart contract development, and I'm looking to order strings using solidity, I don't care that much what kind of ordering method (alphabetical for example) is used, I just want it to ...
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join an array of strings and map, filter, reduce functions in solidity

I want to concatenate an array of strings into a single string using solidity, just like the array join function in javascript and python. Also I want to do map/filter/reduce functions in an array. Is ...
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Solidity Split Comma-Delimited String into Individual words

Since Solidity functions can't accept String Arrays as arguments, I'm trying instead to pass in a long comma-delimited string, and then convert it to an array of strings on the fly. I'm close - but ...
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How to concatenate uint to address in solidity?

I would like to concatenate an Ethereum address to an uint in Solidity. How can I do that?
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TypeError: Type string calldata slice is not implicitly convertible to expected type string memory

I want to slice a string and save it to a memory or storage variable. Is this possible? function test(string calldata _input) external{ string memory something = _input[1:3]; } I am ...
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Making sure a string (input/output) is less then 64 characters

I'm working though some basic solidity tutorials using remix. I'm having trouble with the concept that there is no way to edit a string built into the language. In other programing languages I would ...
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Splice an Address

So in javascript I can take a string such as yourString[7] and get the 8th character within that string returned to me in string format. I want to take the last character in an Ethereum address, be an ...
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Compare strings

I want to compare two strings but, by using: require(keccak256(abi.encodePacked(_car))==keccak256(abi.encodePacked(car))); I get the following error: InternalCompilerError: Unknown ...
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Convert a string in scientific notation to a number

my smart contract uses an Oracle to retrieve the price. The price is returned as a string in scientific notation, for example, "3e-8". How I can convert this to number (uint)? The token has ...
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Passing a hash value to function

I'm trying to authenticate users by comparing the hashes created by backend server and contract. Seems like "byte32" values cannot be coerced into strings. So, instead I'm converting it into ...
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Explicit type conversion not allowed from “string memory” to “uint256”

I'm using an oracle to get results from a custom api. The result is in string by default. I want to convert it to uint256, so that I can perform basic arithmetic functions. Here's my code: function ...
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In Solidity, Is there any situation, when string is necessary?

In Solidity, Is there any situation, when string is necessary? Please can u explain when I should use string instead of bytes or bytesN? Thanks!
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How can I return string array in solidity?

This is my struct: struct Token { address tokenAddress; uint256 minAmount; bool emergencyUnlock; TokenStatus status; string name; uint256 decimal; string thumbnailUrl; } ...
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Gas-efficient string concatenation

My use-case requires that I feed my contract with a long string (Base64 data), which requires to split it and send it over several transactions so as to not reach gas limit. Then the contract rebuilds ...
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Read and write private variable from child contract

I have a contract MyContract is ERC721. MyContract needs to concatenate a string with an existing token URI using this function: string(abi.encodePacked(_tokenURIs[_tokenId], _URI)); Problem is all ...
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How to save long textual data on blockchain? [closed]

I need to write blogs and save them on blockchain. What are efficient possibilities to store such data on blockchain? Thanks for reading the question, already appreciate your time.
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Where does the length parameter end and the actual string start in an abi encoded string?

Assuming I decided to ABI encode a very long string (for the purpose of this question I just picked an arbitrary 5-paragraph lorem ipsum text generate by https://www.lipsum.com/feed/html) and get out ...
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Why does declaring returns type bytes memory give a compiler error?

If we have the following code: pragma solidity >= 0.5; contract stringsContract { function takesTwo(string memory str, uint idx) public pure returns (bytes memory) { bytes memory ...
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Garbage in string parameters of events

I have an event defined like this: event Created( address indexed target, string indexed name ); I do emit Created(..., _name); // called function with _name = "comment" which gives ...
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Bytes memory as a function parameter increase gas cost

I've a smartcontract compiled with pragma solidity ^0.4.0; version and one function receives a bytes parameters which contain a long string. In these version it doesnt need to set the parameters as "...
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Solidity. Concatenate and hash two strings

Hi all I need tho sha256 two strings. I am new to solidity. This is what I've got: function addressToString(address _addr) public pure returns(string memory) { bytes32 value = bytes32(uint256(...
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Solidity. Concatenate hash w address. TypeError: Operator + not compatible with types string memory and address payable

I am trying to do something simple: examsFinalHash = keccak256(examHash + msg.sender); but I get the following error: TypeError: Operator + not compatible with types string memory and address ...
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What's the proper way to store a long string (like a news article) in Solidity?

I'm working on Layer 2 so gas/efficiency aren't primary concerns, assuming the function can be executed by the EVM
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Storing a monero address in smart contracts?

Assuming I would have to store Monero addresses or any cryptonote based coins addresses in a smart contract, would there be any issues? Consider that those addresses are as long as this random ...
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How to verify the sha256 result of integer 5 in the Zokrates tutorial?

The Zokrates tutorial here starts with calculating the SHA256 hash of (the number) 5. The hex representation of the result is shown at the bottom here: However, I could not reproduce this on my ...
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library modifying string vs string literal

I have a library which has the following function: function strConcat( string memory _a, string memory _b ) internal pure returns (string memory) My contract implements the library ...
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How to convert string to bytes256 or arbitrary bytes?

I already know how to convert bytes32ToString and stringToBytes32: function bytes32ToString(bytes32 x) public pure returns (string memory) { bytes memory ...
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Can I use string(or any type) list as an argument of an event?

It`s my event. event Transfer(address sender, address receiver, string[] denoms, uint256[] amounts); And I view an Transfer event with watch() function, It`s the result. { address: "...
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Solidity: How to replace specific string position with letter?

I would like to replace a letter at a specific position of a string with another letter. function _stringReplace(string memory _string, uint256 _pos, string memory _letter) internal pure returns (...
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Assert.equals() weird behavior does not recognize (apparently) equal strings

I'm facing problems related to string comparison using Assert.equals() provided by remix_tests.sol. I made a toy contract and a related test to show what the problem is: https://gist.github.com/...
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Convert address to string after solidity 0.5.x

After solidity 0.5.x release none of conversions from address to string appear to be working. I've tested all of them on remix and got errors like converting bytes to uint or something like this. ...
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Expected ')' but got identifier if(string name != users[name]){ ^--^

pragma solidity >=0.4.0 <0.7.0; contract NewHello{ mapping(address => string) public users; // contains a name for every address function updateUser(string memory name) public { ...
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Error encoding arguments: SyntaxError: Unexpected token e in JSON at position 2 while string concatenation

I am just adding 2 strings into one string but getting below error: transact to TestStrings.testCOntract errored: Error encoding arguments: SyntaxError: Unexpected token e in JSON at position 2 ...
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Why does return address(player) return a weird string?

I am trying to get the player's address through front end and when I run through the solidity function that should return the player's address, it would return ...
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How can I return dynamic string array in Solidity?

How can I return a dynamic string array? I came across serialization and deserialization. How can I serialize and deserialize dynamic string array ? pragma solidity ^0.5.0; contract Abc{ string[]...
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Solidity Invalid implicit conversion from string memory to bytes memory requested

pragma solidity ^0.5 contract ProofOfExistence { // ... some code here function proofFor(string memory document) public view returns(bytes32) { return sha256(document); } //...
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What's the best way to send many strings in only one call?

So I have to write on-chain about 15 string key-value pairs in one call. Of course, I took the naive approach first by putting all those strings as arguments of my contract, but then I run onto the 16 ...
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A solidity 0.5.x function to convert adress-string to ethereum address

I'm looking for a Solidity 0.5.x compatible function to convert a string with and address like "0xde0B295669a9FD93d5F28D9Ec85E40f4cb697BAe" into a real address. I did use this function: function ...
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Where is string stored in solidity storage?

I'm trying to check where is stored a string in storage in Solidity. For testing this I'm using this code: pragma solidity 0.5.4; contract AssemblyString { string s; // slot 0 function set(...
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converting uint256 to string

Any idea for the simplest way to add "degrees" variable into the string like below? Looking for getString to return "today is 40 degrees outside". pragma solidity ^0.5.3; uint public ...
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keccak256 string comparison failure

When trying to compare a string from storage to a string being passed into a function (memory), I am getting the following error when attempting to convert the memory string using keccak256(). What am ...