ORDCHR(3am) GNU Awk Extension Modules ORDCHR(3am)
ordchr - 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. ord() This function takes a string argument, and returns the numeric value of the first character in the string. chr() 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.
@load "ordchr" ... printf("The numeric value of 'A' is %d\n", ord("A")) printf("The string value of 65 is %s\n", chr(65))
GAWK: Effective AWK Programming, filefuncs(3), fnmatch(3), fork(3), inplace(3), readdir(3), readfile(3), revoutput(3), rwarray(3), time(3).
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