## Problems converting decimal to ASCII and back to decimal

Problems converting decimal to ASCII and back to decimal
# 1
04-28-2020
Problems converting decimal to ASCII and back to decimal

Hi,
i have this function to get the ASCII of a decimal
and this one to get the decimal back
but i can't get these to work for decimal 10 which is the NL line feed, new line char
gives me 0 (zero).

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# 2
04-28-2020
Your code works for me:
EDIT:
Letters do not start at 0 or 1... but much later
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# 3
04-28-2020
Yes 97 works, but not 10.
The problem is that the \$( ) (likewise the ` `) strips a trailing newline; this is mostly for convenience.
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A stackoverflow article mentions a work-around. But the extra read options are likely not portable
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# 4
04-29-2020
Hi
There is Dynamic Extensions in gnu awk
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# 5
04-29-2020
Not sure if this is what you re after but fully POSIX compliant:-
Longhand OSX 10.14.3, default bash terminal calling dash.
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# 6
04-30-2020
A workaround POSIX shell compliant.
I'll leave you to create the function...
OSX 10.14.3, default bash terminal calling 'sh' or 'dash'...
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