Manual Reference Pages  - <wctype.h> (P)

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CONTENTS

Name
Synopsis
Description
Application Usage
Rationale
Future Directions
See Also
Copyright

NAME

wctype.h - wide-character classification and mapping utilities

SYNOPSIS

#include <wctype.h>

DESCRIPTION

Some of the functionality described on this reference page extends the ISO C standard. Applications shall define the appropriate feature test macro (see the System Interfaces volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, Section 2.2, The Compilation Environment) to enable the visibility of these symbols in this header.

The <wctype.h> header shall define the following types:
wint_t As described in <wchar.h> .
wctrans_t
  A scalar type that can hold values which represent locale-specific character mappings.
wctype_t
  As described in <wchar.h> .

The following shall be declared as functions and may also be defined as macros. Function prototypes shall be provided.

int iswalnum(wint_t); int iswalpha(wint_t); int iswblank(wint_t); int iswcntrl(wint_t); int iswdigit(wint_t); int iswgraph(wint_t); int iswlower(wint_t); int iswprint(wint_t); int iswpunct(wint_t); int iswspace(wint_t); int iswupper(wint_t); int iswxdigit(wint_t); int iswctype(wint_t, wctype_t); wint_t towctrans(wint_t, wctrans_t); wint_t towlower(wint_t); wint_t towupper(wint_t); wctrans_t wctrans(const char *); wctype_t wctype(const char *);

The <wctype.h> header shall define the following macro name:
WEOF Constant expression of type wint_t that is returned by several MSE functions to indicate end-of-file.

For all functions described in this header that accept an argument of type wint_t, the value is representable as a wchar_t or equals the value of WEOF. If this argument has any other value, the behavior is undefined.

The behavior of these functions shall be affected by the LC_CTYPE category of the current locale.

Inclusion of the <wctype.h> header may make visible all symbols from the headers <ctype.h>, <stdarg.h>, <stddef.h>, <stdio.h>, <stdlib.h>, <string.h>, <time.h>, and <wchar.h>.

The following sections are informative.

APPLICATION USAGE

None.

RATIONALE

None.

FUTURE DIRECTIONS

None.

SEE ALSO

<ctype.h> , <locale.h> , <stdarg.h> , <stddef.h> , <stdio.h> , <stdlib.h> , <string.h> , <time.h> , <wchar.h> , the System Interfaces volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, iswalnum(), iswalpha(), iswblank(), iswcntrl(), iswctype(), iswdigit(), iswgraph(), iswlower(), iswprint(), iswpunct(), iswspace(), iswupper(), iswxdigit(), setlocale(), towctrans(), towlower(), towupper(), wctrans(), wctype()

COPYRIGHT

Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .


IEEE/The Open Group <wctype.h> (P) 2003
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