# Fortran Wiki nint

## Description

nint(x) rounds its argument to the nearest whole number.

## Standard

FORTRAN 77 and later, with kind argument Fortran 90 and later

## Class

Elemental function

## Syntax

result = nint(x [, kind])

## Arguments

• x - The type of the argument shall be real.
• kind - (Optional) An integer initialization expression indicating the kind parameter of the result.

## Return value

Returns a with the fractional portion of its magnitude eliminated by rounding to the nearest whole number and with its sign preserved, converted to an integer of the default kind.

## Example

program test_nint
real(4) x4
real(8) x8
x4 = 1.234E0_4
x8 = 4.321_8
print *, nint(x4), idnint(x8)
end program test_nint