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TOASCII(3)                 Library Functions Manual                 TOASCII(3)

NAME
     toascii - convert a byte to 7-bit ASCII

LIBRARY
     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <ctype.h>

     int
     toascii(int c);

DESCRIPTION
     The toascii() function returns the argument with all but the lower 7 bits
     cleared.

RETURN VALUES
     The toascii() function always returns a valid ASCII character.  The
     result is a non-negative integer in the range from 0 to 127, inclusive.

SEE ALSO
     ctype(3), isalnum(3), isalpha(3), isascii(3), iscntrl(3), isdigit(3),
     isgraph(3), islower(3), isprint(3), ispunct(3), isspace(3), isupper(3),
     isxdigit(3), stdio(3), tolower(3), toupper(3), ascii(7)

STANDARDS
     The toascii() function conforms to X/Open Portability Guide Issue 4
     ("XPG4") and IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 ("POSIX.1").  The IEEE Std 1003.1-2008
     ("POSIX.1") revision however marked it as obsolete, noting that toascii()
     cannot be used portably in a localized application.

NetBSD 8.0                      April 30, 2010                      NetBSD 8.0