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ISALPHA(3)		 BSD 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 re-
     turns 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 ob-
     solete and	may not	be supported in	future releases.  The iswalpha() func-
     tion 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").

BSD				August 21, 2004				   BSD

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