roundUp function?

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Tue Nov 22 15:41:58 CET 2016


Old school is just awesome sometimes.  :)

Thanks for that idea, Mike.

~Roger


On Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 9:39 AM, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:

> Actually, .4 I guess.
>
> On Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 7:38 AM, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Kinda pointless since you can use ceiling, but you could go old school
> and
> > add .5 to the number, then round to achieve the same affect.
> >
> > On Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 7:29 AM, Roger Eller <
> roger.e.eller at sealedair.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> Thanks, Peter!
> >>
> >> ~Roger
> >>
> >>
> >> On Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 9:27 AM, Peter TB Brett <
> peter.brett at livecode.com
> >> >
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On 22/11/2016 14:15, Roger Eller wrote:
> >> >
> >> >>  We have round, which will either round up or down depending on the
> >> >> decimal
> >> >> value being > or < .5, but what if I want ANY decimal value, even .01
> >> to
> >> >> round UP to the next whole number?
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> > You probably want to use "the ceiling of <number>", or "the ceil of
> >> > <number>".
> >> >
> >> > Best regards,
> >> >
> >> >                                      Peter
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > Dr Peter Brett <peter.brett at livecode.com>
> >> > LiveCode Technical Project Manager
> >> >
> >> > lcb-mode for Emacs: https://github.com/peter-b/lcb-mode
> >> >
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