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9.134 IACHAR — Code in ASCII collating sequence

Description:

IACHAR(C) returns the code for the ASCII character in the first character position of C.

Standard:

Fortran 95 and later, with KIND argument Fortran 2003 and later

Class:

Elemental function

Syntax:

RESULT = IACHAR(C [, KIND])

Arguments:
CShall be a scalar CHARACTER, with INTENT(IN)
KIND(Optional) An INTEGER initialization expression indicating the kind parameter of the result.
Return value:

The return value is of type INTEGER and of kind KIND. If KIND is absent, the return value is of default integer kind.

Example:
program test_iachar
  integer i
  i = iachar(' ')
end program test_iachar
Note:

See ICHAR for a discussion of converting between numerical values and formatted string representations.

See also:

ACHAR, CHAR, ICHAR