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Available since: Gideros 2011.6
Class: (global)


Receives an argument of any type and converts it to a string in a reasonable format. For complete control of how numbers are converted, use string.format.

If the metatable of e has a "__tostring" field, then tostring calls the corresponding value with e as argument, and uses the result of the call as its result.
(string) = tostring(e)


e: (any) value to convert to string

Return values

Returns (string) value converted to string or nil