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Defined in header <stdint.h>
PTRDIFF_MIN
(C99)
minimum value of object of ptrdiff_t type
(macro constant)
PTRDIFF_MAX
(C99)
maximum value of object of ptrdiff_t type
(macro constant)
SIZE_MAX
(C99)
maximum value of object of size_t type
(macro constant)
SIG_ATOMIC_MIN
(C99)
maximum value of object of sig_atomic_t type
(macro constant)
SIG_ATOMIC_MAX
(C99)
maximum value of object of sig_atomic_t type
(macro constant)
WCHAR_MIN
(C99)
maximum value of object of wchar_t type
(macro constant)
WCHAR_MAX
(C99)
maximum value of object of wchar_t type
(macro constant)
WINT_MIN
(C99)
maximum value of object of wint_t type
(macro constant)
WINT_MAX
(C99)
maximum value of object of wint_t type
(macro constant)

Limits of integer types

Defined in header <limits.h>
CHAR_BIT
number of bits in byte
(macro constant)
MB_LEN_MAX
maximum number of bytes in a multibyte character
(macro constant)
CHAR_MIN
minimum value of char
(macro constant)
CHAR_MAX
maximum value of char
(macro constant)
SCHAR_MINSHRT_MININT_MINLONG_MINLLONG_MIN
(C99)
minimum value of signed char, short, int, long and long long respectively
(macro constant)
SCHAR_MAXSHRT_MAXINT_MAXLONG_MAXLLONG_MAX
(C99)
maximum value of signed char, short, int, long and long long respectively
(macro constant)
UCHAR_MAXUSHRT_MAXUINT_MAXULONG_MAXULLONG_MAX
(C99)
maximum value of unsigned char, unsigned short, unsigned int,
unsigned long and unsigned long long respectively
(macro constant)

Limits of floating point types

Defined in header <float.h>
FLT_RADIX
the radix (integer base) used by the representation of all three floating-point types
(macro constant)
DECIMAL_DIG
(C99)
number of decimal digits that can be converted to long double and back without losing precision
(macro constant)
FLT_MINDBL_MINLDBL_MIN
minimum value of float, double and long double respectively
(macro constant)
FLT_MAXDBL_MAXLDBL_MAX
maximum value of float, double and long double respectively
(macro constant)
FLT_EPSILONDBL_EPSILONLDBL_EPSILON
difference between 1.0 and the next representable value for float, double and long double respectively
(macro constant)
FLT_DIGDBL_DIGLDBL_DIG
number of decimal digits that can be represented without losing precision for float, double and long double respectively
(macro constant)
FLT_MANT_DIGDBL_MANT_DIGLDBL_MANT_DIG
number of base FLT_RADIX digits that can be represented without losing precision for float, double and long double respectively
(macro constant)
FLT_MIN_EXPDBL_MIN_EXPLDBL_MIN_EXP
minimum negative integer such that FLT_RADIX raised by power one less than that integer is a normalized float, double and long double respectively
(macro constant)
FLT_MIN_10_EXPDBL_MIN_10_EXPLDBL_MIN_10_EXP
minimum negative integer such that 10 raised by power one less than that integer is a normalized float, double and long double respectively
(macro constant)
FLT_MAX_EXPDBL_MAX_EXPLDBL_MAX_EXP
maximum positive integer such that FLT_RADIX raised by power one more than that integer is a normalized float, double and long double respectively
(macro constant)
FLT_MAX_10_EXPDBL_MAX_10_EXPLDBL_MAX_10_EXP
maximum positive integer such that 10 raised by power one more than that integer is a normalized float, double and long double respectively
(macro constant)
FLT_ROUNDS
rounding mode of floating-point arithmetics, equal to float_round_style
(macro constant)
FLT_EVAL_METHOD
(C99)
use of extended precision for intermediate results: 0 not used, 1 double is used instead of float, 2: long double is used
(macro constant)
FLT_HAS_SUBNORMDBL_HAS_SUBNORMLDBL_HAS_SUBNORM
(C11)
whether the type supports subnormal (denormal) numbers: -1 indeterminable, 0 absent, 1 present
(macro constant)