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Subject: Re: Binary to double in C
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Date: Thu, 23 Mar 2000 22:21:58 GMT
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Ben Alford wrote:

> I am using fread to read in a binary line as follows:
> char Data[9];
>     fread(Data, sizeof(double),1,Output);
> I want to take the binary string in Data and get the value of it as a
> double.

Well, you could:
double Data;
fread((char*)&Data, sizeof(double), 1, Output);

Or you could:
char Data[9];
    fread(Data, sizeof(double),1,Output);
double Double = *(double*)Data;

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