What is the size limit for numbers in LC? -- and multiplying really large numbers

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Thu Sep 5 20:11:39 EDT 2013


Jerry,

Please, read my previous e-mail carefully. I didn't write that you can't 
do any calculations beyond 15 digits. I wrote that calculations aren't 
reliable beyond 15 digits. I made a general statement. You will find a 
similar statement in the LiveCode manual.

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On 9/6/2013 01:34, Jerry Jensen wrote:
> Nope. In the message box try 999999999999999+111111111111111 which gives you a correct 16 digit sum of two 15 digit numbers. The limit is not in decimal digit count. The math is binary.
> .Jerry
>





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