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([[User:Orso.b.schmid|Orso]], 2015.05.23):  
 
([[User:Orso.b.schmid|Orso]], 2015.05.23):  
You can also use [[VS:Concat]] to convert numbers to strings, but it uses exclusively a dot "." as symbol for the decimal marker, because it outputs the number as seen from inside VS, I suppose. See the table below for a list of routines formatting according to your system's settings.
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You can also use [[VS:Concat]] to convert numbers to strings, but it uses exclusively a dot "." as symbol for the decimal marker, because it outputs the number as seen from inside VS, I suppose. See further comments on the page [[VS:Concat]].
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! Metric: ',' !!  American '.'
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: 100,123
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! Formatting routines: !!  Non formatting routines:
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: [[VS:Num2Str]], [[VS:Num2StrF]], [[VS:Angle2Str]], [[VS:Area2Str]], [[VS:Volume2Str]]
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: <code>Num2Str(3, 100.123) { --> 100,123 on metric systems } </code>
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: <code>Num2Str(3, 100.123) { --> 100.123 on American systems } </code>
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: <code>Concat(100.123) { --> 100.123 on any system } </code>
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The parameter <i>decPlace</i> can be the following values:
 
The parameter <i>decPlace</i> can be the following values:
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oldnumValue := 232.5148;
 
oldnumValue := 232.5148;
 
newStrValue := Num2Str(3, oldnumValue);
 
newStrValue := Num2Str(3, oldnumValue);
{ would return '232.515' if your system is american }
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{ --> '232.515' if your system is american }
{ would return '232,515' if your system is metric }
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{ --> '232,515' if your system is metric }
 
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==== Python ====
 
==== Python ====

Latest revision as of 00:12, 24 May 2015

.VectorScript|VectorScript ..VS:Function Reference|Function Reference ..VS:Function_Reference_Appendix|Appendix

Description

Function Num2Str converts a REAL value to a string and returns the value.

Parameter decPlace has a range of -1 to 9; if -1 is specified, the value will be returned in scientific notation.

FUNCTION Num2Str(
decPlace  :INTEGER;
v  :REAL) : STRING;
def vs.Num2Str(decPlace, v):
    return STRING

Parameters

decPlace INTEGER Number of decimal places.
v REAL Numeric value.

Remarks

(Orso, 2015.05.23):

You can also use VS:Concat to convert numbers to strings, but it uses exclusively a dot "." as symbol for the decimal marker, because it outputs the number as seen from inside VS, I suppose. See further comments on the page VS:Concat.

The parameter decPlace can be the following values:

Value Meaning Sample
positive round-up the value 10.56 -> 10.6 (1 decimal place)
0 round-up the value 10.56 -> 11
-1 Use scientific notation (9 decimal places) 10.56 -> 1.056000000e+001
-2 Use scientific notation (15 decimal places) 10.56 -> 1.056000000000000e+001

Example

VectorScript

oldnumValue := 232.5148;
newStrValue := Num2Str(3, oldnumValue);
{ --> '232.515' if your system is american }
{ --> '232,515' if your system is metric }

Python


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