cimag man page

cimag, cimagf, cimagl — get imaginary part of a complex number

Synopsis

#include <complex.h>

double cimag(double complex z);
float cimagf(float complex z);
long double cimagl(long double complex z);

Link with -lm.

Description

These functions return the imaginary part of the complex number z.

One has:

    z = creal(z) + I * cimag(z)

Versions

These functions first appeared in glibc in version 2.1.

Attributes

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

Interface Attribute Value
cimag(), cimagf(), cimagl() Thread safety MT-Safe

Conforming to

C99, POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.

Notes

gcc also supports __imag__. That is a GNU extension.

See Also

cabs(3), creal(3), complex(7)

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Referenced By

cabs(3), cacosh(3), casinh(3), catanh(3), complex(7), creal(3).

The man pages cimagf(3) and cimagl(3) are aliases of cimag(3).

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