Visual Studio 6.0

unsigned int _mbctombb( unsigned int c );

Routine Required Header Compatibility
_mbctombb <mbstring.h> Win 95, Win NT

For additional compatibility information, see Compatibility in the Introduction.


LIBC.LIB Single thread static library, retail version
LIBCMT.LIB Multithread static library, retail version
MSVCRT.LIB Import library for MSVCRT.DLL, retail version

Return Value

If successful, _mbctombb returns the single-byte character that corresponds to c; otherwise it returns c.



Multibyte character to convert.


The _mbctombb function converts a given multibyte character to a corresponding single-byte multibyte character. Characters must correspond to single-byte characters within the range 0x20 – 0x7E or 0xA1 – 0xDF to be converted.

In previous versions, _mbctombb was called zentohan. Use _mbctombb instead.

Data Conversion Routines

See Also   _mbbtombc, _mbcjistojms, _mbctohira, _mbctolower