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Perl Language Reference Manual
by Larry Wall and others
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ord EXPR


Returns the numeric (the native 8-bit encoding, like ASCII or EBCDIC, or Unicode) value of the first character of EXPR. If EXPR is omitted, uses $_.

For the reverse, see . See "Unicode support in Perl" (perlunicode) in the Perl Unicode and Locales Manual for more about Unicode.

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