Troubles with inequality

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Wed Feb 4 23:44:55 CET 2015


On 2/4/2015 3:01 PM, Graham Samuel wrote:
> So really, if I want an uncomplicated string of characters derived
> from a number via setting the numberFormat and then doing a
> calculation, how do I get it?

You can turn it into a string by putting empty after it:

   put 1.55555 into tVar -- number
   set the numberformat to "0.00"
   add 1 to tVar -- still a number
   put tVar into fld 1 -- numberformat applied now, field contains a 
string "2.55"
   add 1 to tVar -- still a number, contains 3.55555
   put empty after tVar -- numberformat applies, tVar is a string

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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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