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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, DuckDB, Exasol, H2, HSQLDB, Hana, Informix, MariaDB, MemSQL, MySQL, Oracle, Postgres, SQLDataWarehouse, SQLServer, Snowflake, Sybase, Teradata, Vertica, YugabyteDB

ascii('A')

Firebird

ascii_val('A')

Derby, Redshift, SQLite, Trino

/* UNSUPPORTED */

(These are currently generated with jOOQ 3.20, see #10141), or translate your own on our website

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