Perl chr Function

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Description

This function returns the character represented by the numeric value of EXPR, or $_ if omitted, according to the current character set. Note that the character number will use the Unicode character numbers for numerical values above 127.

Syntax

Following is the simple syntax for this function:

chr EXPR

chr

Return Value

This function returns the Character corresponding to the numeric value of EXPR.

Example

Following is the example code showing its basic usage:

#!/usr/bin/perl

print chr (35);
print "\n";
print chr (38);
print "\n";
print chr (40);

When above code is executed, it produced following result:

#
&
(

NOTE: You might be interested in ASCII Code Lookup Table.



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