Thread: Doubles Problem

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    Question Doubles Problem

    Hi, im using MinGW with Code::Blocks and i'm running into a problem with Doubles...

    If i declare two variables:

    float a;
    double b;

    and set them both to hold a large value like 145.232213000

    I then use %f to print out the numbers and i get 145.2322 on BOTH of them... This would be understandable with floats but aren't doubles suppose to hold more information?

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    See: printf type specifiers.Additionally, for numerical literals, a suffix of f for floating point and nothing for double.
    Quote Originally Posted by anduril462 View Post
    Now, please, for the love of all things good and holy, think about what you're doing! Don't just run around willy-nilly, coding like a drunk two-year-old....
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    ..... Just don't be surprised when I say you aren't using standard C anymore, and as such,are off in your own little universe that I will completely disregard.
    Warning: Some or all of my posted code may be non-standard and as such should not be used and in no case looked at.

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