NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUE | ATTRIBUTES | CONFORMING TO | NOTES | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

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NAME         top

       iswlower - test for lowercase wide character

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <wctype.h>

       int iswlower(wint_t wc);

DESCRIPTION         top

       The iswlower() function is the wide-character equivalent of the
       islower(3) function.  It tests whether wc is a wide character
       belonging to the wide-character class "lower".

       The wide-character class "lower" is a subclass of the wide-character
       class "alpha", and therefore also a subclass of the wide-character
       class "alnum", of the wide-character class "graph" and of the wide-
       character class "print".

       Being a subclass of the wide-character class "print", the wide-
       character class "lower" is disjoint from the wide-character class
       "cntrl".

       Being a subclass of the wide-character class "graph", the wide-
       character class "lower" is disjoint from the wide-character class
       "space" and its subclass "blank".

       Being a subclass of the wide-character class "alnum", the wide-
       character class "lower" is disjoint from the wide-character class
       "punct".

       Being a subclass of the wide-character class "alpha", the wide-
       character class "lower" is disjoint from the wide-character class
       "digit".

       The wide-character class "lower" contains at least those characters
       wc which are equal to towlower(wc) and different from towupper(wc).

       The wide-character class "lower" always contains at least the letters
       'a' to 'z'.

RETURN VALUE         top

       The iswlower() function returns nonzero if wc is a wide character
       belonging to the wide-character class "lower".  Otherwise, it returns
       zero.

ATTRIBUTES         top

       For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see
       attributes(7).

       ┌───────────┬───────────────┬────────────────┐
       │Interface  Attribute     Value          │
       ├───────────┼───────────────┼────────────────┤
       │iswlower() │ Thread safety │ MT-Safe locale │
       └───────────┴───────────────┴────────────────┘

CONFORMING TO         top

       POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008, C99.

NOTES         top

       The behavior of iswlower() depends on the LC_CTYPE category of the
       current locale.

       This function is not very appropriate for dealing with Unicode
       characters, because Unicode knows about three cases: upper, lower and
       title case.

SEE ALSO         top

       islower(3), iswctype(3), towlower(3)

COLOPHON         top

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