toascii

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



NAME
       toascii - convert character to ASCII

SYNOPSIS
       #include <ctype.h>

       int toascii (int c);

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.

CONFORMING TO
       SVID, BSD

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

SEE ALSO
       isascii(3), toupper(3), tolower(3)



GNU                            September 16, 1995                     TOASCII(3)