The Single UNIX ® Specification, Version 2
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unctrl - generate printable representation of a character


#include <unctrl.h>

char *unctrl(chtype c);


The unctrl() function generates a character string that is a printable representation of c. If c is a control character, it is converted to the ^X notation. If c contains rendition information, the effect is undefined.


Upon successful completion, unctrl() returns the generated string. Otherwise, it returns a null pointer.


No errors are defined.


keyname(), wunctrl(), <unctrl.h>.

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