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PHP | IntlChar::ord() Function

  • Last Updated : 12 May, 2021

The IntlChar::ord() function is an inbuilt function in PHP which is used to return the Unicode code point value of the given character.

Syntax: 

int IntlChar::ord( $character )

Parameters: This function accepts a single parameter $character which is mandatory. This parameter is a Unicode character.
Return Value: It returns Unicode code point value as an integer.

Below programs illustrate the IntlChar::ord() Function in PHP:

Program 1:  



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<?php
// PHP function to illustrate
// the use of IntlChar::ord()
   
// Input int codepoint value
var_dump(IntlChar::ord("4"));
   
// Input character codepoint value
var_dump(IntlChar::ord("B"));
   
// Input character codepoint value
var_dump(IntlChar::ord("b"));
   
//Input int codepoint value
var_dump(IntlChar::ord("2018"));
   
// Input character codepoint value
var_dump(IntlChar::ord("Geeks"));
   
// Input symbole codepoint value
var_dump(IntlChar::ord("@"));
 
// Input symbole codepoint value
var_dump(IntlChar::ord("*"));
 
// Input space codepoint value
var_dump(IntlChar::ord(" "));
?>

Output: 

int(52)
int(66)
int(98)
NULL
NULL
int(64)
int(42)
int(32)

Program 2: 

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<?php
// PHP function to illustrate the
// use of IntlChar::ord()
   
// Declare an array with
// different codepoint value
$arr = array("X",
            "x",
            "*",
            "8",
            "0",
            " "
            "&",
            ")",
            "99",
        );
     
// For loop condition to check
// each character through function
foreach ($arr as $val) {
         
    // Check each element as code point data
    var_dump(IntlChar::ord($val));
}
?>           

Output: 

int(88)
int(120)
int(42)
int(56)
int(48)
int(32)
int(38)
int(41)
NULL

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Reference: http://php.net/manual/en/intlchar.ord.php
 




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