Chr Function [Runtime]

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Returns the character that corresponds to the specified character code.

Syntax:

Chr(Expression As Integer)

Return value:

String

Parameters:

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

Example:

Sub ExampleChr
    ' This example inserts quotation marks (ASCII value 34) in a string.
    MsgBox "A "+ Chr$(34)+"short" + Chr$(34)+" trip."
    ' The printout appears in the dialog as: A "short" trip.
End Sub

Related Topics

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