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This section describes functions for “reading” integer and
floating-point numbers from a string. It may be more convenient in some
cases to use `sscanf`

or one of the related functions; see
Formatted Input. But often you can make a program more robust by
finding the tokens in the string by hand, then converting the numbers
one by one.

• Parsing of Integers | Functions for conversion of integer values. | |

• Parsing of Floats | Functions for conversion of floating-point values. |