CToF()

CToF()

Converts a special 8-byte string into a floating point number

 

Syntax

       CToF( <cFloatingPointNumber> ) --> nFloatingPointNumber

Arguments

<cFloatingPointNumber> Designate a string that contains a Harbour number in flotaing point format.

Returns

CToF() return the floating point number that corresponds to the string passed.

ATTENTION: different implementations or platforms of Harbour, they could produce different format in the string returned by FTOC().

Description

Character strings created with FTOC() or XTOC() are convert into Harbour floating point number Note that when you use XTOC(), character strings or portions of character strings, can be switched back, if they have been displayed as Harbour floating point numbers.

Examples

       .  Change a number and then change it back:
              CToF(FTOC(1234.55))        // Result:  1234.55
           .  This also works for XTOC():
              ? CToF(XTOC(1234.55))      // Result:  1234.55

Platforms

All

Files

Source is ftoc.c, library is libct.

Seealso

FToC(), XToC()

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