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WCTRANS(3) Library Functions Manual WCTRANS(3)

wctransget character mapping identifier by name

#include <wctype.h>

wctrans(const char *charmap);

The () function returns a character mapping identifier corresponding to the locale-specific character mapping name charmap. This identifier can be used on the subsequent calls of (). The following names are defined in all locales:

tolower toupper

The behaviour of () is affected by the LC_CTYPE category of the current locale.

wctrans() returns:

If the string charmap does not corresponding to a valid character mapping name.
A character mapping identifier corresponding to charmap.

Note: wctype_t is a scalar type, e.g., a pointer.

No errors are defined.

iswctype(3), setlocale(3), wctype(3)

The towctrans() function conforms to ISO/IEC 9899/AMD1:1995 (“ISO C90, Amendment 1”).

May 31, 2007 OpenBSD-6.1