A Book on C pp 76-83 | Cite as

More Data Types

  • R. E. Berry
  • B. A. E. Meekings
  • M. D. Soren
Part of the Macmillan Computer Science Series book series (COMPSS)


So far, all data types of identifiers have been simple: they consist of one elementary type. The elementary types are






floating point

Chars and ints can be either signed or unsigned, and ints and floats can have modifiers short or long. A ‘long float’ is referred to as a ‘double’. Unless otherwise explicitly stated in a declaration, the default type is int.


Data Type Elementary Type Curly Bracket Henry VIII Alignment Restriction 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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© R. E. Berry, B. A. E. Meekings and M. D. Soren 1988

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  • B. A. E. Meekings
  • M. D. Soren

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