< c‎ | string‎ | byte
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.


[edit] Parameters

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

[edit] Return value

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

[edit] Example

#include <string.h>
#include <stdio.h>
int main(void)
    char str[] = "Hello World";
    char *ptr = strchr(str, 'W');
    printf("%s", ptr);



[edit] See also

finds the last occurrence of a character
finds the first location of any character in one string, in another string
C++ documentation for strchr