Perl ord Function

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Description

This function returns the ASCII numeric value of the character specified by EXPR, or $_ if omitted. For example, ord('A') returns a value of 65.

Syntax

Following is the simple syntax for this function:

ord EXPR

ord

Return Value

This function returns Integer.

Example

Following is the example code showing its basic usage:

#!/usr/bin/perl -w

print("ord() ", ord('G'), "\n");

When above code is executed, it produced following result

ord() 71


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