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ISPUNCT(3)                  BSD Programmer's Manual                 ISPUNCT(3)

NAME
     ispunct - punctuation character test

SYNOPSIS
     #include <&lt;ctype.h>&gt;

     int
     ispunct(int c);

DESCRIPTION
     The ispunct() function tests for any printing character except for space
     (' ') or a character for which isalnum(3) is true.  In the ASCII charac-
     ter set, this includes the following characters:


     041 ``!''     042 ``"''     043 ``#''     044 ``$''     045 ``%''
     046 ``&''     047 ``'''     050 ``(''     051 ``)''     052 ``*''
     053 ``+''     054 ``,''     055 ``-''     056 ``.''     057 ``/''
     072 ``:''     073 ``;''     074 ``<''     075 ``=''     076 ``>''
     077 ``?''     100 ``@''     133 ``[''     134 ``''      135 ``]''
     136 ``^''     137 ``_''     140 ```''     173 ``{''     174 ``|''
     175 ``}''     176 ``~''

RETURN VALUES
     The ispunct() function returns zero if the character tests false and re-
     turns non-zero if the character tests true.

SEE ALSO
     ctype(3),  ascii(7)

STANDARDS
     The ispunct() function conforms to ANSI C X3.159-1989 (``ANSI C '').

4.4BSD                           June 4, 1993                                1