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Perl | chr() Function

  • Last Updated : 07 May, 2019

The chr() function in Perl returns a string representing a character whose Unicode code point is an integer.

Syntax: chr(Num)

Parameters:
Num : It is an unicode integer value whose corresponding character is returned .

Returns: a string representing a character whose Unicode code point is an integer.

Example 1:






#!/usr/bin/perl
  
# Taking some unicode interger value as the parameter
# of the chr() function and returning the corresponding
# characters as output
print chr(71), chr(101), chr(101), chr(107), chr(115);
print "\n";
print chr(102), chr(111), chr(114);
print "\n";
print chr(71), chr(101), chr(101), chr(107), chr(115);


Output:

Geeks
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Geeks

Example 2:




#!/usr/bin/perl
  
# Initialising an array of some unicode integer values
# and retrieving each value and printing their 
# corresponding characters
my @Array = (71, 101, 101, 107, 115);
foreach my $element (@Array) {
    print chr($element);
}

Output :

Geeks
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