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9.206 NINT — Nearest whole number

Description:

NINT(A) rounds its argument to the nearest whole number.

Standard:

Fortran 77 and later, with KIND argument Fortran 90 and later

Class:

Elemental function

Syntax:

RESULT = NINT(A [, KIND])

Arguments:
AThe type of the argument shall be REAL.
KIND(Optional) An INTEGER initialization expression indicating the kind parameter of the result.
Return value:

Returns A with the fractional portion of its magnitude eliminated by rounding to the nearest whole number and with its sign preserved, converted to an INTEGER of the default kind.

Example:
program test_nint
  real(4) x4
  real(8) x8
  x4 = 1.234E0_4
  x8 = 4.321_8
  print *, nint(x4), idnint(x8)
end program test_nint
Specific names:
NameArgumentReturn TypeStandard
NINT(A)REAL(4) AINTEGERFortran 95 and later
IDNINT(A)REAL(8) AINTEGERFortran 95 and later
See also:

CEILING, FLOOR