atof(3) -- Linux man page

 

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

SVID 3, POSIX, BSD 4.3, ISO 9899  

SEE ALSO

atoi(3), atol(3), strtod(3), strtol(3), strtoul(3)