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SELECTED_REAL_KIND

Platform

x64, Win32, .NET

Purpose

To get the kind type parameter for real values with a given precision and range.

Class

Transformational function.

Syntax

INTEGER FUNCTION SELECTED_REAL_KIND([P, R])
INTEGER P, R

Description

SELECTED_REAL_KIND must have at least one argument. P is the required number of significant decimal digits (as returned by the intrinsic function PRECISION) and R is the required decimal exponent range (as returned by the intrinsic function RANGE).

Return value

The result is the kind type parameter for real values with the given precision and/or range. A value of -1 is returned if P is out of range. A value of -2 is returned if R is out of range. A value of -3 is returned if both P and R are out of range.

 

 

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