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Convert Float to Int using Assembly Language Programming

, 15 Jun 2005 CPOL
An article on Converting Float value to an integer value trimming off the decimal part
#include <stdio.h>
int ftoi(float flt)
	int i;
		mov  eax,flt; //loaded mem to acc
		rcl  eax,1;   //left shift acc to remove the sign
		mov  ebx,eax; //save the acc
		mov	 edx,4278190080; //clear reg edx;
		and  eax,edx; //and acc to retrieve the exponent
		shr  eax,24;
		sub  eax,7fh; //subtract 7fh(127) to get the actual power 
		mov  edx,eax; //save acc val power
		mov  eax,ebx; //retrieve from ebx
		rcl  eax,8;	 //trim the left 8 bits that contain the power
		mov  ebx,eax; //store
        mov  ecx, 1fh; //subtract 17 h
		sub  ecx,edx; 
        mov  edx,00000000h;
        cmp  ecx,0;
		je   loop2;
		shr  eax,1;
		or   eax,80000000h;		
		shr  eax,1; //shift (total bits - power bits);
		sub  ecx,1;
		add  edx,1;
		cmp  ecx,0;
		ja   loop1;
		mov  i, eax;		
//check sign +/-		
		mov  eax,flt;
		and  eax,80000000h;
		cmp  eax,80000000h;
		je	 putsign;

	return i;

	return -i;

void main()
	float f = 0;
	while (true)
		printf("Enter the Float value\n");
		scanf("%f", &f);
		printf("float %f\n", f);
		printf("int %d\n",ftoi(f)); 

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