Having problems with numberformat....

David Bovill david at openpartnership.net
Wed Nov 1 21:57:10 CST 2006


Well I am stuck. I have not idea why it does not work. I cannot pass these
12 place decimals as parameters and why the script below does not work beats
me :(

On 01/11/06, David Bovill <david at openpartnership.net> wrote:
>
> I am puzzled... I"m dealing with numbers to 12 decimal places, so when
> doing maths on them I nedd to set the number format first to deal with this
> level of accuracy - fine, except I can"t figure it - sometimes it is working
> and sometimes not :(
>
> Here is my test script:
>
> on mouseDoubleUp
>     set the numberformat to "#.000000000000"
>     put 0.006911491563 into projectedWidth
>     put -1.000000000000 * projectedWidth
> end mouseDoubleUp
>
> When I pasted this on a new stacks card script and doule click I get:
>
>   -0.006911
>
> When I paste the 3 lines of the handler into the message box - I get what
> i would expect:
>
>   -0.006911491563
>
> Why???
>
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