isalpha()

Test a character to see if it's alphabetic

Synopsis:

#include <ctype.h>

int isalpha( int c );

Since:

BlackBerry 10.0.0

Arguments:

c
The character you want to test. This must be representable as an unsigned char or be EOF; the behavior for other values is undefined.

Library:

libc

Use the -l c option to qcc to link against this library. This library is usually included automatically.

Description:

The isalpha() function tests if the argument c is an alphabetic character (a to z and A to Z). An alphabetic character is any character for which isupper() or islower() is true.

Returns:

Nonzero if c is an alphabetic character; otherwise, zero.

Examples:

#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <ctype.h>

int main( void )
{
    if( isalpha( getchar() ) ) {
      printf( "That's alphabetic\n" );
    }
    
    return EXIT_SUCCESS;
}

Classification:

ANSI, POSIX 1003.1

Safety:  
Cancellation point No
Interrupt handler Yes
Signal handler Yes
Thread Yes

Last modified: 2014-06-24



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