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Get Ascii value for a Char

Yakubu Lawan

Joined: Jan 23, 2002
Posts: 7
Please, I can't seem to find any function to get the ascii value of a Character e.g. 'A' is 65...
and also a function to convert decimal to hexadecimal.
Bosun Bello
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Joined: Nov 06, 2000
Posts: 1510
There might be a function but I am not sure. You can just cast your character to an int though, as in...
System.out.println("A is : " + (int)'A');

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William Brogden
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Joined: Mar 22, 2000
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For characters in the ASCII range 0 - 127, the value in a Unicode char is the same as ASCII. You can cast it to a byte or int.
For a function to format an int as a hexidecimal or other base string, look at the Integer class static methods.
String s = Integer.toHexString( myint )
Mike Curwen
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Joined: Feb 20, 2001
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I agree. Here's the link:
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