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Format: $A(string,n)

string is a string of characters or an expression yielding a string.

n is an integer or expression yielding an integer.

Use: The function returns the numeric ASCII value of the character in position n within string. If n is not specified, the value of the first character is returned.

$A(NAME,4)=> 77 [NAME is SHAM,SAM THE]

$A("Get the value")=> 71


Reviewed/Updated: March 4, 2007