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ISALPHA(3)             FreeBSD Library Functions Manual             ISALPHA(3)

NAME
     isalpha -- alphabetic character test

LIBRARY
     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <ctype.h>

     int
     isalpha(int c);

DESCRIPTION
     The isalpha() function tests for any character for which isupper(3) or
     islower(3) is true.  For single C chars locales (see multibyte(3)) the
     value of the argument is representable as an unsigned char or the value
     of EOF.  In the ASCII character set, this includes the following charac-
     ters (with their numeric values shown in octal):

     101 ``A''     102 ``B''     103 ``C''     104 ``D''     105 ``E''
     106 ``F''     107 ``G''     110 ``H''     111 ``I''     112 ``J''
     113 ``K''     114 ``L''     115 ``M''     116 ``N''     117 ``O''
     120 ``P''     121 ``Q''     122 ``R''     123 ``S''     124 ``T''
     125 ``U''     126 ``V''     127 ``W''     130 ``X''     131 ``Y''
     132 ``Z''     141 ``a''     142 ``b''     143 ``c''     144 ``d''
     145 ``e''     146 ``f''     147 ``g''     150 ``h''     151 ``i''
     152 ``j''     153 ``k''     154 ``l''     155 ``m''     156 ``n''
     157 ``o''     160 ``p''     161 ``q''     162 ``r''     163 ``s''
     164 ``t''     165 ``u''     166 ``v''     167 ``w''     170 ``x''
     171 ``y''     172 ``z''

RETURN VALUES
     The isalpha() function returns zero if the character tests false and
     returns non-zero if the character tests true.

COMPATIBILITY
     The 4.4BSD extension of accepting arguments outside of the range of the
     unsigned char type in locales with large character sets is considered
     obsolete and may not be supported in future releases.  The iswalpha()
     function should be used instead.

SEE ALSO
     ctype(3), islower(3), isupper(3), iswalpha(3), multibyte(3), ascii(7)

STANDARDS
     The isalpha() function conforms to ISO/IEC 9899:1990 (``ISO C90'').

FreeBSD 6.2                     August 21, 2004                    FreeBSD 6.2

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