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8.5 ACHAR — Character in ASCII collating sequence

Description:
ACHAR(I) returns the character located at position I in the ASCII collating sequence.
Standard:
Fortran 77 and later, with KIND argument Fortran 2003 and later
Class:
Elemental function
Syntax:
RESULT = ACHAR(I [, KIND])
Arguments:

I The type shall be INTEGER.
KIND (Optional) An INTEGER initialization expression indicating the kind parameter of the result.

Return value:
The return value is of type CHARACTER with a length of one. If the KIND argument is present, the return value is of the specified kind and of the default kind otherwise.
Example:
          program test_achar
            character c
            c = achar(32)
          end program test_achar
     

Note:
See ICHAR for a discussion of converting between numerical values and formatted string representations.
See also:
CHAR, IACHAR, ICHAR