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how to assign a double double variable?

仁义_许_
Beginner
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if a double variable is assigned, d0 need to be tailed.

real(8)::a
a=1.2d0

Now, a higher precision variable need to be assigned, what is tailed?

real(16)::b
b=1.2??

 

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andrew_4619
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real(16)::b
b=1.2_16

! or better

integer, parameter :: rk = 16
real(rk) :: b
b = 1.2_rk

 

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andrew_4619
Honored Contributor I
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real(16)::b
b=1.2_16

! or better

integer, parameter :: rk = 16
real(rk) :: b
b = 1.2_rk

 

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Steve_Lionel
Black Belt Retired Employee
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Better still (and more portable):

Integer, parameter :: qk = selected_real_kind(30)
real(qk)::b
b=1.2_qk

 

仁义_许_
Beginner
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Steve Lionel (Ret.) wrote:

Better still (and more portable):

Integer, parameter :: qk = selected_real_kind(30)
real(qk)::b
b=1.2_qk

 

thx!!

Then, what forms of functions such as dsqrt is?

mecej4
Black Belt
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仁义 许. wrote:
 Then, what forms of functions such as dsqrt is? 

DSQRT is a specific function (more than one function for one purpose, one for each type of argument). Fortran77 and earlier versions of Fortran had plenty of such specific functions. Fortran 90 and later versions provide generic functions, so that you can use a single function name regardless of the type of the argument and function value. It is recommended that you do not use specific functions such as DSQRT in new code.

Steve_Lionel
Black Belt Retired Employee
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RIght - just use the generic SQRT.

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