Thread: decimal ascII character

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    decimal ascII character

    i know i can use printf( "\xHH" ); to print an ascII character, in HH hex number.
    But, how can i do it using a number in decimal format? something like that: printf( "\DDD" ); and DDD is a decimal number.


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    You can't. You can do it in octal, but not in decimal. Just convert the decimal to hexadecimal in your head and use the \x notation.
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    Didn't you post the same question in the C forum?

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    And don't copy/paste the same question over many forums / threads.
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