[erlang-questions] Reading a float from standard input

Donald Steven <>
Sun May 29 17:00:34 CEST 2016


Hi all,

(Newbie question)

The following works: {X, _} = 
string:to_float(string:strip(io:get_line("X: "), right, $\n)),

but is there a less cumbersome way to read a float from the standard input?

Thanks.

Don





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