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ATOF(3) 			   BSD Library Functions Manual 			  ATOF(3)

NAME
     atof -- convert ASCII string to double

LIBRARY
     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

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
     representation.

     It is equivalent to:

	   strtod(nptr, (char **)NULL);

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

STANDARDS
     The atof() function conforms to ANSI X3.159-1989 (``ANSI C89'').

BSD					   June 4, 1993 				      BSD
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