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Convert character to ASCII.

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

NAME toascii - convert character to ASCII
SYNOPSIS #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
DESCRIPTION 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 The value returned is that of the converted character.
ATTRIBUTES For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7). ┌──────────┬───────────────┬─────────┐ │Interface │ Attribute │ Value │ ├──────────┼───────────────┼─────────┤ │toascii() │ Thread safety │ MT-Safe │ └──────────┴───────────────┴─────────┘
CONFORMING TO SVr4, BSD, POSIX.1-2001. POSIX.1-2008 marks toascii() as obsolete, noting that it cannot be used portably in a localized application.
BUGS Many people will be unhappy if you use this function. This function will convert accented letters into random characters.
SEE ALSO isascii(3), tolower(3), toupper(3)
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toascii(3) referred by isalpha(3)
refer to attributes(7) | feature_test_macros(7) | isalpha(3) | toupper(3)