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Version: current [24.3.x]

ASCII

Categories: String

ASCII

Returns the ASCII code for the first character of a string. If the string is empty, 0 is returned.

Syntax

ASCII(expression varchar) → int32

  • expression: The string for which the ASCII code for the first character in the string is returned.

Examples

ASCII example
SELECT ASCII ('DREMIO')
-- 68
ASCII example
SELECT ASCII ('D')
-- 68
ASCII example
SELECT ASCII ('')
-- 0