ASCII Character Codes

This list is helpful with the Asc and Chr functions. Taken from ASCII Character Set


Control Characters (mostly non-printing; most useful of these are highlighted in yellow.)

Char... Dec Hex Oct Description
NUL 0 00 000 Null character
SOH 1 01 001 Start of heading, = console interrupt
STX 2 02 002 Start of text, maintenance mode on HP console
ETX 3 03 003 End of text
EOT 4 04 004 End of transmission, not the same as ETB
ENQ 5 05 005 Enquiry, goes with ACK; old HP flow control
ACK 6 06 006 Acknowledge, clears ENQ logon hand
BEL 7 07 007 Bell, rings the bell... (Plays Windows' default beep)
BS 8 08 010 Backspace, works on HP terminals/computers
HT 9 09 011 Horizontal tab, move to next tab stop
LF 10 0a 012 Line Feed
VT 11 0b 013 Vertical tab
FF 12 0c 014 Form Feed, page eject
CR 13 0d 015 Carriage Return
SO 14 0e 016 Shift Out, alternate character set
SI 15 0f 017 Shift In, resume default character set
DLE 16 10 020 Data link escape
DC1 17 11 021 XON, with XOFF to pause listings; ":okay to send".
DC2 18 12 022 Device control 2, block-mode flow control
DC3 19 13 023 XOFF, with XON is TERM=18 flow control
DC4 20 14 024 Device control 4
NAK 21 15 025 Negative acknowledge
SYN 22 16 026 Synchronous idle
ETB 23 17 027 End transmission block, not the same as EOT
CAN 24 18 030 Cancel line, MPE echoes !!!
EM 25 19 031 End of medium, Control-Y interrupt
SUB 26 1a 032 Substitute
ESC 27 1b 033 Escape, next character is not echoed
FS 28 1c 034 File separator
GS 29 1d 035 Group separator
RS 30 1e 036 Record separator, block-mode terminator
US 31 1f 037 Unit separator
DEL 127 7f 177 Delete (rubout), cross-hatch box



Printing Characters (standard characters)

Char Dec Hex Oct Description
  32 20 040 Space
! 33 21 041 Exclamation mark
" 34 22 042 Quotation mark (" in HTML)
# 35 23 043 Cross hatch (number sign)
$ 36 24 044 Dollar sign
% 37 25 045 Percent sign
& 38 26 046 Ampersand
` 39 27 047 Closing single quote (apostrophe)
( 40 28 050 Opening parentheses
) 41 29 051 Closing parentheses
* 42 2a 052 Asterisk (star, multiply)
+ 43 2b 053 Plus
, 44 2c 054 Comma
- 45 2d 055 Hyphen, dash, minus
. 46 2e 056 Period
/ 47 2f 057 Slant (forward slash, divide)
0 48 30 060 Zero
1 49 31 061 One
2 50 32 062 Two
3 51 33 063 Three
4 52 34 064 Four
5 53 35 065 Five
6 54 36 066 Six
7 55 37 067 Seven
8 56 38 070 Eight
9 57 39 071 Nine
: 58 3a 072 Colon
; 59 3b 073 Semicolon
< 60 3c 074 Less than sign
= 61 3d 075 Equals sign
> 62 3e 076 Greater than sign
? 63 3f 077 Question mark
@ 64 40 100 At-sign
A 65 41 101 Uppercase A
B 66 42 102 Uppercase B
C 67 43 103 Uppercase C
D 68 44 104 Uppercase D
E 69 45 105 Uppercase E
F 70 46 106 Uppercase F
G 71 47 107 Uppercase G
H 72 48 110 Uppercase H
I 73 49 111 Uppercase I
J 74 4a 112 Uppercase J
K 75 4b 113 Uppercase K
L 76 4c 114 Uppercase L
M 77 4d 115 Uppercase M
N 78 4e 116 Uppercase N
O 79 4f 117 Uppercase O
P 80 50 120 Uppercase P
Q 81 51 121 Uppercase Q
R 82 52 122 Uppercase R
S 83 53 123 Uppercase S
T 84 54 124 Uppercase T
U 85 55 125 Uppercase U
V 86 56 126 Uppercase V
W 87 57 127 Uppercase W
X 88 58 130 Uppercase X
Y 89 59 131 Uppercase Y
Z 90 5a 132 Uppercase Z
[ 91 5b 133 Opening square bracket
\ 92 5c 134 Reverse slant (Backslash)
] 93 5d 135 Closing square bracket
^ 94 5e 136 Caret (Circumflex)
_ 95 5f 137 Underscore
` 96 60 140 Opening single quote
a 97 61 141 Lowercase a
b 98 62 142 Lowercase b
c 99 63 143 Lowercase c
d 100 64 144 Lowercase d
e 101 65 145 Lowercase e
f 102 66 146 Lowercase f
g 103 67 147 Lowercase g
h 104 68 150 Lowercase h
i 105 69 151 Lowercase i
j 106 6a 152 Lowercase j
k 107 6b 153 Lowercase k
l 108 6c 154 Lowercase l
m 109 6d 155 Lowercase m
n 110 6e 156 Lowercase n
o 111 6f 157 Lowercase o
p 112 70 160 Lowercase p
q 113 71 161 Lowercase q
r 114 72 162 Lowercase r
s 115 73 163 Lowercase s
t 116 74 164 Lowercase t
u 117 75 165 Lowercase u
v 118 76 166 Lowercase v
w 119 77 167 Lowercase w
x 120 78 170 Lowercase x
y 121 79 171 Lowercase y
z 122 7a 172 Lowercase z
{ 123 7b 173 Opening curly brace
| 124 7c 174 Vertical line
} 125 7d 175 Closing curly brace
~ 126 7e 176 Tilde (approximate)



Extended Character Set (ANSI)

Char Dec Hex Oct Description
128 80 200

129 81 201 Note: does not display in this compiled html help file
' 130 82 202
ƒ 131 83 203
" 132 84 204
133 85 205
134 86 206
135 87 207
ˆ 136 88 210
137 89 211
Š 138 8A 212
139 8B 213
Π140 8C 214

141 8D 215 Note: does not display in this compiled html help file
Ž 142 8E 216

143 8F 217 Note: does not display in this compiled html help file
144 90 220 Note: does not display in this compiled html help file
' 145 91 221
' 146 92 222
" 147 93 223
" 148 94 224
149 95 225
- 150 96 226
- 151 97 227
˜ 152 98 230
153 99 231
š 154 9A 232
155 9B 233
œ 156 9C 234

157 9D 235 Note: does not display in this compiled html help file
ž 158 9E 236
Ÿ 159 9F 237
  160 A0 240
¡ 161 A1 241
¢ 162 A2 242
£ 163 A3 243
¤ 164 A4 244
¥ 165 A5 245
¦ 166 A6 246
§ 167 A7 247
¨ 168 A8 250
© 169 A9 251
ª 170 AA 252
« 171 AB 253
¬ 172 AC 254
­
173 AD 255 Note: may not display in this compiled html help file
® 174 AE 256
¯ 175 AF 257
° 176 B0 260
± 177 B1 261
² 178 B2 262
³ 179 B3 263
´ 180 B4 264
µ 181 B5 265
182 B6 266
· 183 B7 267
¸ 184 B8 270
¹ 185 B9 271
º 186 BA 272
» 187 BB 273
¼ 188 BC 274
½ 189 BD 275
¾ 190 BE 276
¿ 191 BF 277
À 192 C0 300
Á 193 C1 301
 194 C2 302
à 195 C3 303
Ä 196 C4 304
Å 197 C5 305
Æ 198 C6 306
Ç 199 C7 307
È 200 C8 310
É 201 C9 311
Ê 202 CA 312
Ë 203 CB 313
Ì 204 CC 314
Í 205 CD 315
Î 206 CE 316
Ï 207 CF 317
Ð 208 D0 320
Ñ 209 D1 321
Ò 210 D2 322
Ó 211 D3 323
Ô 212 D4 324
Õ 213 D5 325
Ö 214 D6 326
× 215 D7 327
Ø 216 D8 330
Ù 217 D9 331
Ú 218 DA 332
Û 219 DB 333
Ü 220 DC 334
Ý 221 DD 335
Þ 222 DE 336
ß 223 DF 337
à 224 E0 340
á 225 E1 341
â 226 E2 342
ã 227 E3 343
ä 228 E4 344
å 229 E5 345
æ 230 E6 346
ç 231 E7 347
è 232 E8 350
é 233 E9 351
ê 234 EA 352
ë 235 EB 353
ì 236 EC 354
í 237 ED 355
î 238 EE 356
ï 239 EF 357
ð 240 F0 360
ñ 241 F1 361
ò 242 F2 362
ó 243 F3 363
ô 244 F4 364
õ 245 F5 365
ö 246 F6 366
÷ 247 F7 367
ø 248 F8 370
ù 249 F9 371
ú 250 FA 372
û 251 FB 373
ü 252 FC 374
ý 253 FD 375
þ 254 FE 376
ÿ 255 FF 377