Fortran Wiki iachar

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

• c - Shall 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.