Rope: the Data Structure used by text editors to handle large strings

A Rope data structure is a tree data structure which is used to store or manipulate large strings in a more efficient manner. It allows for operations like insertion, deletion, search and random access to be executed faster and much more efficiently in comparison to a traditional String. We will look into this data structure and its various operations and implementation.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at http://iq.opengenus.org/rope-data-structure/
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