Compare numeric strings with leading zeros
J. Landman Gay
jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Thu Sep 3 01:12:26 EDT 2015
On 9/2/2015 11:49 PM, Ralph DiMola wrote:
> I would have thought 5=005 would evaluate as true and "5"="005" would
> evaluate as false.
LC will read "5" as a number because it will interpret what is inside
the quotes rather than see the whole thing as a string. You have to add
the quotes to the string specifically: quote & "5" & quote.
After that, LC wakes up and realizes you really do want a string. I
think it's a side-effect of using an untyped language.
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