Module Stdlib.Char

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

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

deprecated

Functions operating on Latin-1 character set are deprecated.

val uppercase : char -> char

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

deprecated

Functions operating on Latin-1 character set are deprecated.

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