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ATOF(3)			   Linux Programmer's Manual		       ATOF(3)

NAME

atof - convert a string to a double

SYNOPSIS

#include <stdlib.h> double atof(const char *nptr);

DESCRIPTION

The atof() function converts the initial portion of the string pointed to by nptr to double. The behaviour is the same as strtod(nptr, (char **)NULL); except that atof() does not detect errors.

RETURN VALUE

The converted value.

CONFORMING TO

SVr4, POSIX.1-2001, 4.3BSD, C89, C99.

SEE ALSO

atoi(3), atol(3), strtod(3), strtol(3), strtoul(3) GNU 1993-03-29 ATOF(3)

1994 Man-cgi 1.15, Panagiotis Christias <christia@theseas.ntua.gr>