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case-sensitive

Pronunciation: /ˌkeɪsˈsensətɪv/

Translation of case-sensitive in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

[Computing/Informática]
  • 1.1 (of a program, function) sensible a las mayúsculas y minúsculas, que distingue las mayúsculas de las minúsculas
    Example sentences
    • Today's search engines are not case-sensitive; therefore I generally use initial caps in this tag because it looks the cleanest.
    • If it were me, knowing that most stuff in UNIX is case-sensitive, and knowing that host names are case-insensitive, I'd probably think you meant " lclint ’, in which case I would be pretty frustrated if I tried to access that web site.
    • For example, the search commands are normally case-sensitive; to change this use the: set ignorecase or: set ic option.
    1.2 (of input) que trata de forma diferente a las mayúsculas y a las minúsculas
    Example sentences
    • XML is a case-sensitive language so ‘findwithinradius ‘is NOT the same as ‘findWithinRadius‘.
    • Passwords are typically case-sensitive, so a strong password contains letters in both uppercase and lowercase.

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