Data types

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See also: C Types

Below are descriptions for data types commonly used in C-programming relevant to VLC.

Any whole-number value, e.g. -25 or 655
A "toggle switch" value that is either true or false (sometimes seen as 1 or 0)
A data type of varying length used to represent words (punctuation is generally permitted), e.g. "foo" or "I'm a sentence."
A contraction of floating-point decimal number such as 1.0000 or -20.73

Boolean values may be given on the command-line as --example or --no-example.