public member function


bool isctype ( char_type c, char_class_type f ) const;
Check if character is of a class type
Returns true if character c belongs to the character class selected in f.

The character class f is a value returned by regex_traits::lookup_classname or a bitwise OR combination of more than one of these values.

For the standard regex_traits, the function returns the same as calling ctype::is facet with the appropriate mask for the character class f (notice that f is not necessarily the same bitmask type used by ctype::is, in which case the appropriate translation is done before the call), adjusting the result if the character class is broader (such as in "w" and "blank").

This function is called when a regular expression needs to match a character class against a character.


A character.
char_type is a member type, alias of the character type. In regex_traits it is an alias of its template parameter (charT).
A bitmask value to select character classes.
char_class_type is a member type, defined as the bitmask type returned by regex_traits::lookup_classname.

Return value

A bitmask value to select the specified character class, or 0 (if the name is not supported).
char_class_type is a member type, defined as a bitmask type used to identify character classes.
A bitmask type may have been implemented in your library either as an enumerated type, an integer type, or a bitset. In any case, it can take one or more flags of that same type as value by combining them using the bitwise OR operator (|).

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