Python Ord Function


title: Python Ord Function

Ord function

ord() is a built-in function in Python 2.7 & 3, to convert the string representing one Unicode character into integer
representing the Unicode code of the character.

Examples:

>>> ord('d') 100 >>> ord('1') 49

chr function

chr() is a built-in function in Python 2.7 & 3, to convert the integer
representing the Unicode code into a string representing a corresponding character.

Examples:

>>> chr(49) '1'

One thing is to be noted that, if the integer value passed to chr() is out of range then, a ValueError will be raised.

>>> chr(-10) 'Traceback (most recent call last): File "<pyshell#24>", line 1, in <module> chr(-1) ValueError: chr() arg not in range(0x110000)'

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