ascii()

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Published Jun 15, 2021Updated Sep 3, 2021
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The Python ascii() function receives an object containing string data as input, and returns the object as a printable representation with \x, \u, or \U escapes for non-ASCII characters (accented characters).

Syntax

ascii(object)

Example 1

Use ascii() to return non-ASCII representation of the string 'marquée':

print(ascii('marquée'))
# Output: 'marqu\xe9e'

Example 2

Use ascii() to return non-ASCII representation of the list ['marquée', 'résumé', 'jalapeño']:

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