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The double data type defines an IEEE-754 floating-point number. It is used as follows:

double name 〚= value〛;


name is the name of the variable.
value is the value to assign to the variable.


  • The double data type is identical to the float data type as long as the FLOAT64 Compiler Directive is not used. In this case, variables of type double are implemented using the same 4-byte storage format as float types.

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