iswupper man page

iswupper — test for uppercase wide character

Synopsis

#include <wctype.h>

int iswupper(wint_t wc);

Description

The iswupper() function is the wide-character equivalent of the isupper(3) function. It tests whether wc is a wide character belonging to the wide-character class "upper".

The wide-character class "upper" is a subclass of the wide-character class "alpha", and therefore also a subclass of the wide-character class "alnum", of the wide-character class "graph" and of the wide-character class "print".

Being a subclass of the wide-character class "print", the wide-character class "upper" is disjoint from the wide-character class "cntrl".

Being a subclass of the wide-character class "graph", the wide-character class "upper" is disjoint from the wide-character class "space" and its subclass "blank".

Being a subclass of the wide-character class "alnum", the wide-character class "upper" is disjoint from the wide-character class "punct".

Being a subclass of the wide-character class "alpha", the wide-character class "upper" is disjoint from the wide-character class "digit".

The wide-character class "upper" contains at least those characters wc which are equal to towupper(wc) and different from towlower(wc).

The wide-character class "upper" always contains at least the letters 'A' to 'Z'.

Return Value

The iswupper() function returns nonzero if wc is a wide character belonging to the wide-character class "upper". Otherwise, it returns zero.

Attributes

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

InterfaceAttributeValue
iswupper()Thread safetyMT-Safe locale

Conforming to

POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008, C99.

Notes

The behavior of iswupper() depends on the LC_CTYPE category of the current locale.

This function is not very appropriate for dealing with Unicode characters, because Unicode knows about three cases: upper, lower and title case.

See Also

isupper(3), iswctype(3), towupper(3)

Colophon

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Referenced By

isalpha(3), iswctype(3), towupper(3).

2015-08-08 GNU Linux Programmer's Manual