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IntlChar::ord

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IntlChar::ordReturn Unicode code point value of character

Description

public static IntlChar::ord(mixed $character): int

Returns the Unicode code point value of the given character.

This function complements IntlChar::chr().

Parameters

character

The int codepoint value (e.g. 0x2603 for U+2603 SNOWMAN), or the character encoded as a UTF-8 string (e.g. "\u{2603}")

Return Values

Returns the Unicode code point value as an integer.

Examples

Example #1 Testing different code points

<?php
var_dump
(IntlChar::ord("A"));
var_dump(IntlChar::ord(" "));
var_dump(IntlChar::ord("\u{2603}"));
?>

The above example will output:

int(65)
int(32)
int(9731)

See Also

  • IntlChar::chr() - Return Unicode character by code point value
  • mb_ord() - Get Unicode code point of character
  • ord() - Convert the first byte of a string to a value between 0 and 255

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