|NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUE | CONFORMING TO | BUGS | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON||The Linux Programming Interface|
TOASCII(3) Linux Programmer's Manual TOASCII(3)
toascii - convert character to ASCII
#include <ctype.h> int toascii(int c); Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)): toascii(): _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE
toascii() converts c to a 7-bit unsigned char value that fits into the ASCII character set, by clearing the high-order bits.
The value returned is that of the converted character.
SVr4, BSD, POSIX.1-2001. POSIX.1-2008 marks toascii() as obsolete, noting that it cannot be use portably in a localized application.
Many people will be unhappy if you use this function. This function will convert accented letters into random characters.
isascii(3), tolower(3), toupper(3)
This page is part of release 3.51 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/. GNU 2009-03-15 TOASCII(3)
HTML rendering created 2013-05-17 by Michael Kerrisk, author of The Linux Programming Interface, maintainer of the Linux man-pages project
Hosting by jambit GmbH