|Chr, Chr$, ChrB, ChrB$, ChrW Functions|
Chr(charactercode) Chr$(charactercode) ChrB(charactercode) ChrB$(charactercode) ChrW(charactercode)
Data Type: Long
An expression that evaluates to either an ASCII or DBCS character code.
Chr, ChrB, and ChrW return a variant of the string subtype that contains the character represented by charactercode.
Chr$ and ChrB$ return a string containing the character represented by charactercode.
Returns the character represented by charactercode.
Rules at a Glance
Chr and Chr$ return the character associated with an ASCII or ANSI character code.
ChrB and ChrB$ return a one-byte string variant or a one-byte string, respectively.
ChrW returns a Unicode character; however, on systems that don't support the Unicode character set, the function behaves identically to the Chr function.
Programming Tips and Gotchas
Use Chr(34) to embed quotation marks inside a string, as shown in the following example:
sSQL = "SELECT * FROM myTable _ where myColumn = " & Chr(34) & sValue & Chr(34)
It's up to you as the programmer to decide which variation of the function to use—that is, whether to use the string or variant version of the function. The String versions, Chr$ and ChrB$ use less memory than their variant counterparts; however, you may find the variant versions more flexible, since they convert data types automatically and handle Null values more cleanly.
You can use the ChrB