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NAME

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

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Description

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)


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