10. Characters and Symbols
CharactersSee also the description of comparison operations, which discuss the comparison of characters.
<character> [Instantiable Class]
<character> is a subclass of <object>.
as-uppercase character => uppercase-character [G.F. Method]
The <character> method on as-uppercase returns the upper-case equivalent for character. If character already is uppercase or does not exist in two cases, it is returned unchanged.
as-lowercase character => lowercase-character [G.F. Method]
The <character> method on as-lowercase returns the lower-case equivalent for character. If character already is lowercase or does not exist in two cases, it is returned unchanged.
as <integer> character => integer [G.F. Method]
This method on as returns a numeric equivalent for character. The integer returned is implementation dependent.
as <character> integer => character [G.F. Method]
This method on as returns the character equivalent to integer. The meaning of integer is implementation dependent.Next section: Symbols