Find ASCII Value of a Character in C++


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C++ Program to Find ASCII Value of a Character

Full form of Ascii is American Standard Code for Information Interchange. Ascii is a character-encoding scheme. Originally based on the English alphabet, every character or number have its own Ascii value for example Ascii value of a is 97.

Find Ascii Value of Number Using Library Function

#include<iostream.h>
#include<ctype.h>
#include<conio.h>

int main(void)
{
   int number, result;
   clrscr();
   cout<<"Enter any Character/Symbol/Digits: ";
   number = getch();
   result = toascii(number);
   cout<<"Ascii value: "<<result;
   getch();
}

Output

Enter any Character/Symbol/Digits:a
Ascii value: 97

Code Explanation

  • Here toascii() is a predefined function in "ctype.h" header file which gives or return Ascii value of any given value.
  • getch() is a predefined function in "conio.h" header file which take or receive one value from keyboard.

Find Ascii Value of Number without using Library Function

#include<stdio.h>
#include<conio.h>
void main()
{
int value;
clrscr();
   cout<<"Enter any Character/Symbol/Digits: ";
value=getch();
cout<<"Ascii value: "<<value;
getch();
}

Output

Enter any Character/Symbol/Digits:a
Ascii value: 97

Code Explanation

getch() is a predefined function in "conio.h" header file which take or receive one value from keyboard.


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