routine chr

Documentation for routine chr assembled from the following types:

class Int

From Int

(Int) routine chr

Defined as:

multi sub    chr(Int:D  --> Str:D)
multi method chr(Int:D: --> Str:D)

Returns a one-character string, by interpreting the integer as a Unicode codepoint number and converting it to the corresponding character.


65.chr;  # returns "A" 
196.chr# returns "Ä"

class Cool

From Cool

(Cool) routine chr

Defined as:

sub chr(Int(Cool))
method chr()

Coerces the invocant (or in sub form, its argument) to Int, interprets it as a Unicode code points, and returns a string made of that code point.

say '65'.chr;       # OUTPUT: «A␤»

The inverse operation is ord.

Mnemonic: turns an integer into a character.