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

TOASCII(3)                Linux Programmer's Manual               TOASCII(3)

NAME         top

       toascii - convert character to ASCII

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <ctype.h>

       int toascii(int c);

   Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):

       toascii(): _XOPEN_SOURCE
           || /* Glibc since 2.19: */ _DEFAULT_SOURCE
           || /* Glibc versions <= 2.19: */ _SVID_SOURCE || _BSD_SOURCE

DESCRIPTION         top

       toascii() converts c to a 7-bit unsigned char value that fits into
       the ASCII character set, by clearing the high-order bits.

RETURN VALUE         top

       The value returned is that of the converted character.

ATTRIBUTES         top

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

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

CONFORMING TO         top

       SVr4, BSD, POSIX.1-2001.  POSIX.1-2008 marks toascii() as obsolete,
       noting that it cannot be used portably in a localized application.

BUGS         top

       Many people will be unhappy if you use this function.  This function
       will convert accented letters into random characters.

SEE ALSO         top

       isascii(3), tolower(3), toupper(3)

COLOPHON         top

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