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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 behavior 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)

COLOPHON
       This page is part of release 3.22 of the Linux man-pages project.  A description of the project,  and  informa-
       tion about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.



GNU                               1993-03-29                           ATOF(3)