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



NAME
       atof - convert a string to a double

SYNOPSIS
       #include <&lt;stdlib.h>&gt;

       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 3.05 of the Linux  man-pages  project.   A
       description  of  the project, and information about reporting bugs, can
       be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.



GNU                               1993-03-29                           ATOF(3)