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 **Placeholder expressions** provide a way to insert dynamic values into [[string|strings]] that will get evaluated at game runtime for displaying to the player or printing to the [[developer console]]. Generally, any sort of expression that can be stored into a variable can also be used in a placeholder expression. **Placeholder expressions** provide a way to insert dynamic values into [[string|strings]] that will get evaluated at game runtime for displaying to the player or printing to the [[developer console]]. Generally, any sort of expression that can be stored into a variable can also be used in a placeholder expression.
  
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 Since placeholder expressions are parsed during a [[script|script's]] execution, they should be used sparingly to avoid potential slowdowns or hesitations. When possible, it's best to first store the expression into a variable and then use [[string|string concatenation]] to generate the desired [[string]]. Since placeholder expressions are parsed during a [[script|script's]] execution, they should be used sparingly to avoid potential slowdowns or hesitations. When possible, it's best to first store the expression into a variable and then use [[string|string concatenation]] to generate the desired [[string]].
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