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Defined in header <string.h>
char *strchr( const char *str, int ch );

Finds the first occurrence of the character ch in the byte string pointed to by str.

The terminating null character is considered to be a part of the string.

Contents

Parameters

str - pointer to the null-terminated byte string to be analyzed
ch - character to search for

Return value

Pointer to the found character in str, or NULL if no such character is found.

Example

char str[50] = "Hello World";
char *ptr = strchr(str, 'W');
printf("%u", ptr);

Output:

Memory of first occurrence 'W' character in str string.

See also

finds the last occurrence of a character
(function) [edit]
finds the first location of any character in one string, in another string
(function) [edit]