Perl int Function

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Description

This function returns the integer element of EXPR, or $_ if omitted. The int function does not do rounding. If you need to round a value up to an integer, you should use sprintf.

Syntax

Following is the simple syntax for this function:

int EXPR

int

Return Value

This function returns the integer part of EXPR.

Example

Following is the example code showing its basic usage:

#!/usr/bin/perl

$int_val = int( 6.23930 );
print"Integer value is $int_val\n";

$int_val = int( -6.23930 );
print"Integer value is $int_val\n";

$int_val = int( 10 / 3 );
print"Integer value is $int_val\n";

When above code is executed, it produced following result

Integer value is 6
Integer value is -6
Integer value is 3


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