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mbtowc

Syntax

 
#include <stdlib.h>

int mbtowc(wchar_t *pwc, const char *s, size_t n);

Description

Convert the first multibyte sequence in s to a wide character. At most n characters are checked. If pwc is not NULL, the result is stored there. If s is null, the internal shift state is reset.

Return Value

The number of characters used by the multibyte sequence.

Portability

ANSI/ISO C C89; C99
POSIX 1003.2-1992; 1003.1-2001

Example

 
string += mbtowc(&wc, string, strlen(string));


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