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

NAME
       gcvt - convert a floating-point number to a string.

SYNOPSIS
       #include <stdlib.h>

       char *gcvt(double number, size_t ndigit, char *buf);

DESCRIPTION
       The  gcvt()  function converts number to a minimal length NULL terminated ASCII string and
       stores the result in buf.  It produces ndigit significant digits  in  either  printf(3)	F
       format or E format.

RETURN VALUE
       The gcvt() function returns the address of the string pointed to by buf.

SEE ALSO
       ecvt(3), fcvt(3), sprintf(3)

					    1993-03-29					  GCVT(3)
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