Number or not?

Sjoerd Op 't Land sjoerdoptland at mac.com
Fri Feb 8 09:43:01 EST 2002


Terry Vogelaar wrote/ schreef:

> Hello all,
> 
> Simple question: is there a way to verify if a variable is a number?
> AppleScript makes a difference between 2 and "2", but it also does not
> accept string-parameters without quotes. So I want to put quotes around a
> parameter only when it is not a number. Any suggestions?
Try this one (untested):

function formatVar vContents
  if isNumber(vContents) then return vContents
  else return quote & vContents & quote
end formatVar
 
> Terry
Regards, / Groeten,
Sjoerd




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