ind2chr(string, i)

Convert a byte index to a character index.


In the Julia programming language, the function ind2chr(string, i) is used to convert a byte index to a character index in a given string.

julia> str = "Hello, Julia!";
julia> ind2chr(str, 7)

In the above example, the ind2chr function is used to convert the byte index 7 to the corresponding character index. It returns 8, indicating that the character at byte index 7 is at character index 8 in the string.

Here are a few common examples of how ind2chr can be used:

  1. Convert byte index to character index in a string:

    julia> str = "Julia Programming";
    julia> ind2chr(str, 9)

    This example converts the byte index 9 to the corresponding character index in the string.

  2. Handle edge cases when the byte index is at the beginning or end of a string:

    julia> str = "Example";
    julia> ind2chr(str, 1)
    julia> ind2chr(str, 7)

    It correctly handles the cases when the byte index is at the beginning or end of the string.

Common mistake example:

julia> str = "Julia";
julia> ind2chr(str, 8)
ERROR: BoundsError: attempt to access 5-element Array{UInt8,1} at index [8]

In this example, the byte index provided is out of bounds for the string. It's important to ensure that the byte index is within the valid range of the string before using ind2chr. Always check that the index is a valid position in the string to avoid such errors.

See Also

ascii, base64decode, Base64DecodePipe, base64encode, Base64EncodePipe, bin, bits, bytestring, charwidth, chomp, chop, chr2ind, contains, endswith, escape_string, graphemes, ind2chr, iscntrl, istext, isupper, isvalid, join, lcfirst, lowercase, lpad, lstrip, normalize_string, num2hex, parseip, randstring, readuntil, replace, repr, rpad, rsplit, rstrip, search, searchindex, split, startswith, string, stringmime, strip, strwidth, summary, takebuf_string, ucfirst, unescape_string, uppercase, utf16, utf32, utf8, wstring,

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