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char

char

type: function (subr) 
location: built-in
source file: xlstr.c
Common LISP compatible: yes
supported on: all machines

SYNTAX

(char <string> <position> )
        <string>        -       a string expression
        <position>      -       an integer expression

DESCRIPTION

The CHAR function returns the ASCII numeric value of the character at the specified <position> in the <string>. A <position> of 0 is the first character in the string.

EXAMPLES

(char "12345" 0)                        ; returns #\1
(char "12 45" 2)                        ; returns #\Space
(string (char "1234" 3))                ; returns "4"
(char "1234" 9)                         ; error: index out of range


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