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isascii

tests if character is a 7-bit US-ASCII character

Calling Sequence

res = isascii(str)

Arguments

str

a character string or an array of integers.

res

a boolean matrix.

Description

res = isascii(str) returns %t (TRUE) if entries of str are a 7-bit US-ASCII character code between 0 and octal 0177 inclusive (or entries of str are 7-bit US-ASCII characters). Otherwise returns %f (FALSE).

Examples

letters = [115.    99.    105.    108.    97.    98.]
isascii(letters)
ascii(letters)
isascii('scilab')

See Also

  • isalphanum — check that characters of a string are alphanumerics
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