Wolfram Language & System 10.0 (2014)|Legacy Documentation

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Character Operations

The Wolfram Language has efficient systemwide 16-bit Unicode support, allowing a full range of international, technical, and other character sets and character encodings.


Characters the list of characters in a string

StringJoin join characters to form a string

ToCharacterCode convert a string to a list of character codes

FromCharacterCode convert from a list of character codes to a string

CharacterRange give a range of characters with successive character codes

ToUpperCase  ▪  ToLowerCase


DigitQ  ▪  LetterQ  ▪  UpperCaseQ  ▪  LowerCaseQ

Character Encoding

CharacterEncoding specify a character encoding ("ANSI", "UTF8", "ShiftJIS", )

$CharacterEncodings list of installed character encodings on a computer system

ToString, ToExpression convert between arbitrary expressions and strings

$CharacterEncoding  ▪  ImportString  ▪  ExportString  ▪  URLEncode  ▪  URLDecode