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ASCII

Applies to ✅ Open Source Edition   ✅ Express Edition   ✅ Professional Edition   ✅ Enterprise Edition

The ASCII() function calculates the ASCII code of a single character.

SELECT ascii('A');
create.select(ascii("A")).fetch();

The result being

+-------+
| ascii |
+-------+
|  65   |
+-------+

Dialect support

This example using jOOQ:

ascii("A")

Translates to the following dialect specific expressions:

-- ACCESS
asc('A')

-- ASE, AURORA_MYSQL, AURORA_POSTGRES, BIGQUERY, COCKROACHDB, DB2, EXASOL, H2, HANA, HSQLDB, INFORMIX, MARIADB, MEMSQL, MYSQL, 
-- ORACLE, POSTGRES, SNOWFLAKE, SQLDATAWAREHOUSE, SQLSERVER, SYBASE, TERADATA, VERTICA, YUGABYTE
ascii('A')

-- FIREBIRD
ascii_val('A')

-- DERBY, REDSHIFT, SQLITE
/* UNSUPPORTED */

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.16, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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