Chr Function

Returns the character that corresponds to the specified character code.


Chr(Expression As Integer)

Return values:



Expression: Numeric variables that represent a valid 8 bit ASCII value (0-255) or a 16 bit Unicode value.

Use the Chr$ function to send special control sequences to a printer or to another output source. You can also use it to insert quotation marks in a string expression.

Error codes:

5 Invalid procedure call


Sub ExampleChr

    REM This example inserts quotation marks (ASCII value 34) in a string.

    MsgBox "A "+ Chr$(34)+"short" + Chr$(34)+" trip."

    REM The printout appears in the dialog as: A "short" trip.

End Sub