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



NAME
       toascii - convert character to ASCII

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

       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.

CONFORMING TO
       SVr4, BSD, POSIX.1-2001.

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)

COLOPHON
       This  page  is  part of release 3.05 of the Linux man-pages project.  A
       description of the project, and information about reporting  bugs,  can
       be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.



GNU                               2007-07-26                        TOASCII(3)