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Defined in header <locale>

template< class charT >
charT toupper( charT ch, const locale& loc );

Converts the character ch to uppercase if possible, using the conversion rules specified by the given locale's std::ctype facet.


[edit] Parameters

ch - character
loc - locale

[edit] Return value

Returns the uppercase form of ch if one is listed in the locale, otherwise return ch unchanged.

[edit] Notes

Only 1:1 character mapping can be performed by this function, e.g. the uppercase form of 'ß' is (with some exceptions) the two-character string "SS", which cannot be obtained by std::toupper.

[edit] Equivalent function

[edit] Example

[edit] See also

converts a character to lowercase using the ctype facet of a locale
(function template)
converts a character to uppercase
converts a wide character to uppercase