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'''Example:'''
'''Example:'''
A=454.67
:: A=454.67
PRINT A; CDBL(A)
:: PRINT A; CDBL(A)
   
   
454.67 454.6700134277344
: 454.67 454.6700134277344
Prints a double-precision version of the single-precision value stored in the variable named A.
Prints a double-precision version of the single-precision value stored in the variable named A.



Revision as of 04:09, 7 September 2009

Purpose: To convert x to a double-precision number.

Syntax: CDBL(x)

Comments: x must be a numeric expression.

Example:

A=454.67
PRINT A; CDBL(A)
454.67 454.6700134277344

Prints a double-precision version of the single-precision value stored in the variable named A.

The last 11 numbers in the double-precision number have no meaning in this example, since A was previously defined to only two-decimal place accuracy.

Note

See the CINT and CSNG functions for converting numbers to integer and single precision, respectively.