FP_FROM_NUM

Convert to floating‑point from implied‑decimal

WTSupported in traditional Synergy on Windows

 

USupported on UNIX
VSupported on OpenVMS
xcall FP_FROM_NUM(float, number)

Arguments

float

Returned with a native floating‑point number (C “double” data type). (a8)

number

An implied‑decimal number to convert to a floating‑point number. (n)

Discussion

The FP_FROM_NUM subroutine converts an implied‑decimal number to a machine‑native, floating‑point representation.

The following equation is performed:

floating = number

Examples

See Sample program.