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int isprint( int c ); int iswprint( wint_t c );
Each of these routines returns nonzero if c is a particular representation of a printable character.
- Integer to test.
isprint returns a nonzero value if c is a printable character, including the space character (0x20 – 0x7E). iswprint returns a nonzero value if c is a printable wide character, including the space wide character. Each of these routines returns 0 if c does not satisfy the test condition.
The result of the test condition for the isprint function depends on the LC_CTYPE category setting of the current locale; see setlocale for more information. For iswprint, the result of the test condition is independent of locale.
When used with a debug CRT library, isprint will display a CRT assert if passed a parameter that isn't EOF or in the range of 0 through 0xFF. When used with a debug CRT library, isprint will use the parameter as an index into an array, with undefined results if the parameter isn't EOF or in the range of 0 through 0xFF.
Generic-Text Routine Mappings
|TCHAR.H routine||_UNICODE & _MBCS not defined||_MBCS defined||_unicode defined|
|isprint||<ctype.h>||ANSI, Win 98, Win Me, Win NT, Win 2000, Win XP|
|iswprint||<ctype.h> or <wchar.h>||ANSI, Win 98, Win Me, Win NT, Win 2000, Win XP|
For additional compatibility information, see Compatibility in the Introduction.
All versions of the C run-time libraries.