PHP | IntlChar::ord() Function

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 mendatory. 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(" "));
?>

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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));
}
?>            

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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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