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Char — Character operations.

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Module Char

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Module Char
: sig end

Character operations.

val code : char -> int

Return the ASCII code of the argument.

val chr : int -> char

Return the character with the given ASCII code. Raise Invalid_argument Char.chr if the argument is outside the range 0--255.

val escaped : char -> string

Return a string representing the given character, with special characters escaped following the lexical conventions of OCaml. All characters outside the ASCII printable range (32..126) are escaped, as well as backslash, double-quote, and single-quote.

val lowercase : char -> char

Deprecated. Functions operating on Latin-1 character set are deprecated.

Convert the given character to its equivalent lowercase character, using the ISO Latin-1 (8859-1) character set.

val uppercase : char -> char

Deprecated. Functions operating on Latin-1 character set are deprecated.

Convert the given character to its equivalent uppercase character, using the ISO Latin-1 (8859-1) character set.

val lowercase_ascii : char -> char

Convert the given character to its equivalent lowercase character, using the US-ASCII character set.

Since 4.03.0

val uppercase_ascii : char -> char

Convert the given character to its equivalent uppercase character, using the US-ASCII character set.

Since 4.03.0

type t = char

An alias for the type of characters.

val compare : t -> t -> int

The comparison function for characters, with the same specification as Pervasives.compare . Along with the type t , this function compare allows the module Char to be passed as argument to the functors Set.Make and Map.Make .

val equal : t -> t -> bool

The equal function for chars.

Since 4.03.0

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source: 2016-11-23 OCamldoc