Asc()

Syntax

Result = Asc(String$)
Description
Return the first character value of the specified string.

Parameters

String$ The string to get the first character value.

Return value

The string first character value.

Example

  Debug Asc("!") ; will print '33'

Remarks

It is also possible to obtain a constant character value while placing it between apostrophes.

Example

  Debug '!'      ; will print '33'
  Debug Asc("!") ; will print '33'
  Debug Asc("") ; will print '8364' = 20AC in hexadecimal

  unicode$=" "
  Debug Asc(unicode$) ; will print '8364'
  ShowMemoryViewer(@unicode$,8)

A table with all Ascii values and their relating figures may be found here.

See Also

Chr()

Supported OS

All

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