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Python: ascii() function

ascii() function

The ascii() function returns a string containing a printable representation (escape the non-ASCII characters ) of an object.

Syntax:

ascii(object)
Python: Built-in function - ascii function()

The repr() function returns a string containing a printable representation of an object and escapes the non-ASCII characters in the string returned by repr() using \x, \u or \U escapes. This generates a string similar to that returned by repr() in Python 2.

Version:

(Python 3)

Parameter:

Name Description Required /
Optional
object Any object (Strings, Tuples, Lists, etc). Required

Return value:

String

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Python: Built-in-function - ascii() function

Example-1: Python ascii() function

print(ascii("русский язык"))
print('\u0440\u0443\u0441\u0441\u043a\u0438\u0439 \u044f\u0437\u044b\u043a')

Output:

'\u0440\u0443\u0441\u0441\u043a\u0438\u0439 \u044f\u0437\u044b\u043a'
русский язык

Example-2: Python ascii() function

py_list = ['Python', 2, 'Pythön', 3]
print(ascii(py_list))

Output:

['Python', 2, 'Pyth\xf6n', 3]

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