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Tcl_GetInt(3)		    Tcl	Library	Procedures		 Tcl_GetInt(3)

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NAME
       Tcl_GetInt,  Tcl_GetDouble, Tcl_GetBoolean - convert from string	to in-
       teger, double, or boolean

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<tcl.h>

       int
       Tcl_GetInt(interp, src, intPtr)

       int
       Tcl_GetDouble(interp, src, doublePtr)

       int
       Tcl_GetBoolean(interp, src, boolPtr)

ARGUMENTS
       Tcl_Interp *interp (in)		   Interpreter to use  for  error  re-
					   porting.

       const char *src (in)		   Textual value to be converted.

       int *intPtr (out)		   Points  to  place  to store integer
					   value converted from	src.

       double *doublePtr (out)		   Points to place  to	store  double-
					   precision floating-point value con-
					   verted from src.

       int *boolPtr (out)		   Points to place  to	store  boolean
					   value (0 or 1) converted from src.
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DESCRIPTION
       These  procedures  convert from strings to integers or double-precision
       floating-point values or	booleans (represented as 0- or 1-valued	 inte-
       gers).	Each of	the procedures takes a src argument, converts it to an
       internal	form of	a particular type, and stores the converted  value  at
       the  location indicated by the procedure's third	argument.  If all goes
       well, each of the procedures returns TCL_OK.  If	src does not have  the
       proper syntax for the desired type then TCL_ERROR is returned, an error
       message is left in the interpreter's result, and	nothing	is  stored  at
       *intPtr or *doublePtr or	*boolPtr.

       Tcl_GetInt  expects  src	 to consist of a collection of integer digits,
       optionally signed and optionally	preceded by white space.  If the first
       two  characters of src after the	optional white space and sign are "0x"
       then src	is expected to be in  hexadecimal  form;   otherwise,  if  the
       first  such  character is "0" then src is expected to be	in octal form;
       otherwise, src is expected to be	in decimal form.

       Tcl_GetDouble expects src to consist of a floating-point	number,	 which
       is:   white  space;  a sign; a sequence of digits;  a decimal point;  a
       sequence	of digits;  the	letter "e"; a signed  decimal  exponent;   and
       more  white  space.   Any of the	fields may be omitted, except that the
       digits either before or after the decimal point must be present and  if
       the "e" is present then it must be followed by the exponent number.

       Tcl_GetBoolean  expects	src to specify a boolean value.	 If src	is any
       of 0, false, no,	or off,	then Tcl_GetBoolean stores  a  zero  value  at
       *boolPtr.   If  src  is any of 1, true, yes, or on, then	1 is stored at
       *boolPtr.  Any of these	values	may  be	 abbreviated,  and  upper-case
       spellings are also acceptable.

KEYWORDS
       boolean,	conversion, double, floating-point, integer

Tcl								 Tcl_GetInt(3)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | ARGUMENTS | DESCRIPTION | KEYWORDS

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