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Function ALPHA-CHAR-P

Syntax

  • alpha-char-p charactergeneralized-boolean

Arguments and Values

Description

Returns true if character is an alphabetic character; otherwise, returns false.

Examples

(alpha-char-p #\a)

true

(alpha-char-p #\5)

false

(alpha-char-p #\Newline)

false

;; This next example presupposes an implementation in which #\alfa is a defined character. (alpha-char-p #\alfa)

implementation-dependent

Affected By

None. (In particular, the results of this predicate are independent of any special syntax which might have been enabled in the current readtable.)

Exceptional Situations

Should signal an error of type type-error if character is not a character.

See Also

Function ALPHANUMERICP, {\secref\ImplementationDefinedScripts}

Notes

None.