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NAME

qecvt, qfcvt, qgcvt - convert a floating-point number to a string.

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Notes

SYNOPSIS

#include <stdlib.h>

"char *qecvt(long double "number", int "ndigits", int *"decpt, "int *"sign);

"char *qfcvt(long double "number", int "ndigits", int *"decpt, "int *"sign);

"char *qgcvt(long double "number", int "ndigit", char *"buf);

DESCRIPTION

The functions qecvt, qfcvt and qgcvt are identical to ecvt, fcvt and gcvt respectively, except that they use a "long double" argument number. See ecvt(3) and gcvt(3).

NOTES

These functions are obsolete. Instead, sprintf() is recommended.

"CONFORMING TO"

SysVr4.0. Not seen in most common Unix implementations, but occurs in SunOS. Not supported by libc4 and libc5. Supported by glibc.

"SEE ALSO"

ecvt(3), ecvt_r(3), gcvt(3), sprintf(3)


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