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Function Returns Introduced Description
ftol Long v5.1.0 Casts a Float to a Long

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Long ftol(Float n);

Parameters/Return Value

Parameter Data Type Description
n Float the number to find the ceiling value of
Return Long the integer portion of the supplied number

Detailed Description

The ftol() function returns the returns the integer portion of the supplied floating point number. Note this is a truncating conversion (as in Java and C), not a rounding conversion. Often, you'll want to use rounding as well, for example ftol(round(x)).


Example Result Notes
ftol(-5.1f); -5
ftol(5.2f); 5