manpagez: man(ual) pages & more
man isspecial(3)
Home | html | info | man

isspecial(3)             BSD Library Functions Manual             isspecial(3)


NAME

     isspecial -- special character test


LIBRARY

     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)


SYNOPSIS

     #include <ctype.h>

     int
     isspecial(int c);


DESCRIPTION

     The isspecial() function tests for a special character.  Special charac-
     ters are locale dependent, and not necessarily consistent between differ-
     ent locales.  Examples might include fractions and numbers inside cir-
     cles.


RETURN VALUES

     The isspecial() function returns zero if the character tests false and
     returns non-zero if the character tests true.


SEE ALSO

     ctype(3), iswspecial(3), isalnum_l


HISTORY

     The isspecial() function appeared in 4.4BSD.

BSD                             March 30, 2004                             BSD

Mac OS X 10.12.3 - Generated Sun Feb 5 14:48:29 CST 2017
© manpagez.com 2000-2017
Individual documents may contain additional copyright information.