selected_char_kind(name) returns the kind value for the character set named
name, if a character set with such a name is supported, or otherwise. Currently, supported character sets include “ASCII” and “DEFAULT”, which are equivalent.
Fortran 2003 and later
result = selected_char_kind(name)
name- Shall be a scalar and of the default character type.
program ascii_kind integer,parameter :: ascii = selected_char_kind("ascii") character(kind=ascii, len=26) :: s s = ascii_"abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz" print *, s end program ascii_kind