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FromCharacterCode

FromCharacterCode[n]
gives a string consisting of the character with integer code n.
FromCharacterCode[{n1, n2, ...}]
gives a string consisting of the sequence of characters with codes ni.
FromCharacterCode[{{n11, n12, ...}, {n21, ...}, ...}]
gives a list of strings.
FromCharacterCode[..., "encoding"]
uses the specified character encoding.
  • The integer n must lie between 0 and 65535, as returned by ToCharacterCode.
  • For n between 129 and 255, it returns ISO Latin-1 characters.
  • For other n it returns characters specified by the standard Mathematica encoding based on Unicode.
  • InputForm[FromCharacterCode[n]] gives the full name assigned to a special character with character code n.
  • Whether a particular character generated by FromCharacterCode can be rendered on your output device will depend on what fonts and drivers you are using.
Give a string consisting of the sequence of characters with codes 97, 98, 99:
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Obtain character codes:
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FromCharacterCode reconstructs the original string:
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A list of strings will produce a list of encoding lists:
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FromCharacterCode reproduces the list of strings:
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All printable ASCII characters:
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Some ISO Latin-1 letters:
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