Name

iswctype — wide-character classification

Synopsis

        #include <wctype.h>
int iswctype( wint_t wc,
  wctype_t desc);
 

DESCRIPTION

If wc is a wide character having the character property designated by desc (or in other words: belongs to the character class designated by desc), the iswctype() function returns nonzero. Otherwise, it returns zero. If wc is WEOF, zero is returned.

desc must be a character property descriptor returned by the wctype(3) function.

RETURN VALUE

The iswctype() function returns nonzero if the wc has the designated property. Otherwise, it returns 0.

ATTRIBUTES

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

Interface Attribute Value
iswctype() Thread safety MT-Safe

CONFORMING TO

POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008, C99.

NOTES

The behavior of iswctype() depends on the LC_CTYPE category of the current locale.

SEE ALSO

iswalnum(3), iswalpha(3), iswblank(3), iswcntrl(3), iswdigit(3), iswgraph(3), iswlower(3), iswprint(3), iswpunct(3), iswspace(3), iswupper(3), iswxdigit(3), wctype(3)

COLOPHON

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References consulted:
  GNU glibc-2 source code and manual
  Dinkumware C library reference http://www.dinkumware.com/
  OpenGroup's Single UNIX specification http://www.UNIX-systems.org/online.html
  ISO/IEC 9899:1999