Converts a real number to the string. source code

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 /*$Workfile: KDtoA.c$: implementation file
  $Revision: 2$ $Date: 2004-10-08 12:35:49$
  $Author: Darko$

  Converts a real number to the string.
  Copyright: CommonSoft Inc.
  Mar 1989 Darko Kolakovic

/* Group=Strings                                                             */
/*Note: MS VC/C++ - Disable precompiled headers (/Yu\"StdAfx.h\" option)       */

/*Replaces library header file names with the compiler's aliases*/
  #ifdef _WIN32
    #ifdef _MSC_VER //Micorsoft C++ compiler
      #ifdef _UNICODE
        #ifndef UNICODE
          //To enable Unicode for some Microsoft Visual C/C++ header files,
          //the UNICODE definition is required
          #define UNICODE
      #pragma include_alias(\"KTrace.h\", \"trace.h\")
      #pragma include_alias(\"KTChar.h\", \"wtypes.h\")
    #endif  //_MSC_VER
  #endif  //_WIN32

#endif  //_USE_STD_HEADERS

#include \"KTrace.h\" /*ASSERT macro */
#include \"KTChar.h\" /*LPCTSTR typedef*/

#ifdef _MSC_VER
  /*Microsoft C Compiler*/
  #include <stdlib.h> /*_gcvt()*/
  #include <float.h>  /*DBL_DIG*/

  #if _MSC_VER < 1300
    /*Microsoft compilers before Visual C++ .Net 2002, 32-bit, version 7.0
      expect the users to have set up their own storage

    #define _CVTBUFSIZE (309+40) /* Number of digits in maximum double precision
                                    value + slop


/*Converts the given floating-point value to a zero-terminated string.
  The supplied buffer should be large enough to accommodate the converted value.
  The value includes a decimal point and possiblesign and exponent information,
  plus a terminating null character, which is appended automatically.

  Returns: a pointer to zero-terminated string. There is no error return.
LPTSTR DtoA(double dValue,  /*[in] real number to be converted               */
            LPTSTR szResult, /*[in] pointer to string buffer                  */
            unsigned int iSize /*[in] size of the resulting buffer in
#ifdef _MSC_VER
  /*Microsoft C Compiler*/
  char szTemp[_CVTBUFSIZE];

  #if !defined _MBCS && !defined _UNICODE
    /*Singlebyte-character (SBCS or ASCII) text mapping*/
    if (szResult != NULL)
      unsigned int i = 0;
      _gcvt(dValue, /*value to be converted              */
            DBL_DIG,  /*number of significant digits stored*/
            szTemp  /*storage location for result        */
      while ((szTemp[i] != '\0') && (i < iSize))
        szResult[i] = szTemp[i];
      szResult[i] = '\0';

    /*Multibyte-character or Unicode (wide-character) text mapping*/

    if (szResult != NULL)

      _gcvt(dValue, /*value to be converted              */
            DBL_DIG,/*number of significant digits stored*/
            szTemp  /*storage location for result        */

      /*Convert ANSI string to Unicode*/
    MultiByteToWideChar(CP_ACP,           /*code page is ANSI*/
                        0,                /*character-type options*/
                        szTemp,           /*string to map*/
                        strlen(szTemp)+1, /*number of bytes in string*/
                        szResult,         /*wide-character buffer*/
                        iSize             /*size of buffer*/
    /*Note: If the MultiByteToWideChar() fails, the return value is zero.
      To get extended error information, call GetLastError. GetLastError
      may return one of the following error codes:



#endif /* _MSC_VER */

return szResult;

/* ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// */
 * 3    Biblioteka1.2         8/14/2003 5:00:54 AM Darko           Unicode
 * 2    Biblioteka1.1         7/16/2002 1:41:15 AM Darko           Fixed VSS Log
 *      tag
 * 1    Biblioteka1.0         3/7/2002 5:03:38 PM  Darko


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