C Character set ?


A symbol that is used while writing a program is called a character or an alphabet. A character can be a letter, digit or any special characters. All the characters that can be used while writing a program are called character set.


Letters : Lower case letters (a,b,c...z)Upper case letters(A,B,C,...Z)etc.
Digits : 0 to 9.
White spaces : Characters such as space, tab(\t), new line(\n), carriage return(\r) etc.
Symbols: such as:-

Symbols Symbols name Symbols Symbols name
~ tilde = assignment
# hash * asterisk
% percent | vertical bar
^ caret ? question mark
( left parantheses . dot
) right parantheses \ back slash
; semicolon " double quotation
: colon [ left bracket
- minus sign ] right bracket
+ plus sign / division
{ left brace < less than
} right brace > greater than
_ underscore , comma