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Vishal Saxena

SDE 1 at Amazon March 29, 2020, 7:08 p.m. ⋅ 580 views

How to get the ASCII value of a character in Python


Function ord()  is used to get int ASCII value of any character in Python.

>>> ord('a')
97

To get back the character from any given int function chr() is used.

>>> chr(97)
'a'
>>> chr(ord('a') + 3)
'd'
>>>

If you are using UTF-8 charcters, you need to pass it a unicode otherwise, it will throw a TypeError error.

>>> ord(u'あ')
12354

 



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