%FLOAT (Convert to Floating Format)
%FLOAT(numeric or character expression)
%FLOAT converts the value of the expression to float format. This built-in function may only be used in expressions.
If the parameter is a character expression
- See Rules for converting character values to numeric values using built-in functions for the rules for character expressions for %DEC.
- If invalid numeric data is found, an exception occurs with status code 105.