Data Types in C: Char

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Data types: Char

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Introduction to Char

  • Char is used to store the single character.

  • Char can store digit, letter or special character.

  • We use ‘ %c ‘ for initialization of a character data type.

  • The range of the char data type varies from -128 to 255 as shown in the figure.
range char
data types in c: Char

Example of Char using C


void main()

char var;
printf("Enter the variable: ");
printf("%c \n",var);