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9.5 ACHAR — Character in ASCII collating sequence

Description:

ACHAR(I) returns the character located at position I in the ASCII collating sequence.

Standard:

Fortran 77 and later, with KIND argument Fortran 2003 and later

Class:

Elemental function

Syntax:

RESULT = ACHAR(I [, KIND])

Arguments:
I The type shall be INTEGER.
KIND (Optional) An INTEGER initialization expression indicating the kind parameter of the result.
Return value:

The return value is of type CHARACTER with a length of one. If the KIND argument is present, the return value is of the specified kind and of the default kind otherwise.

Example:
program test_achar
  character c
  c = achar(32)
end program test_achar
Note:

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

See also:

CHAR, IACHAR, ICHAR

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