Text - Carriage Return (CR) Character

About

The carriage return (CR) is a control character.

It:

  • is the end of line (EOL) on Macintosh and one EOL element for Windows.
  • moves the cursor back to the beginning of the line in a console.

Position

It's the 14 character of the character set ASCII (and therefore also unicode)

You can get it with a code point function passing:

  • the 13 decimal
  • or 0D hexadecimal.

See its definition on Unicode (#x000D).

Example

  • in Javascript:
String.fromCodePoint(13);
  • Oracle SQL function
chr(13)

Regular Expression

In regular expression, the carriage returns is represented with \r.


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