int STdec1float (const char String[], float *Fval)


Decode a float value


This routine decodes a string containing a numeric value. The decoded datum is stored as a float value. If a decoding error is detected, a warning message is printed and error status is set. A warning messages is printed if extra data follows the requested value (this data is ignored).


<- int STdec1float
Error status,
  0 - no error
  1 - error, too few values or data format error
  2 - warning, data values too large or too small
-> const char String[]
Input string
<- float *Fval
Returned value. This value is not changed if an error status is returned.

Author / revision

P. Kabal / Revision 1.12 2003/05/09

See Also

STdec1double, STdec1int, STdec1long, STdecNfloat

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