ordchr(3) convert characters to strings and vice versa


@load "ordchr"

number = ord("A")
string = chr(65)


The ordchr extension adds two functions named ord(). and chr(), as follows.
This function takes a string argument, and returns the numeric value of the first character in the string.
This function takes a numeric argument and returns a string whose first character is that represented by the number.

These functions are inspired by the Pascal language functions of the same name. # .SH NOTES # .SH BUGS


@load "ordchr"
printf("The numeric value of 'A' is %d\n", ord("A"))
printf("The string value of 65 is %s\n", chr(65))


Arnold Robbins, [email protected].


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