Get ASCII number of character

Basic uses asc() to get the ascii number of a character.

I have looked through 5 books and can't find out how to do it in php.

1.  How do I do it?

2. Is there a good language reference on line for php?
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HeadAcheMikeCommented:
1. im not sure this is possible
2. http://www.php.net (the official php site) has an online functions list (also available in downloadable format) and it has all the other documentation there too, hould have everything you need
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HeadAcheMikeCommented:
correction, you might want to look here: http://www.php.net/ord
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