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rounding of decimals in FP2.5 (DOS)

rounding of decimals in FP2.5 (DOS)

rounding of decimals in FP2.5 (DOS)


I need to find a way to transfer a numeric (to 12 decimal places) to a table that only allows 6 decimal places, without rounding.  The only way I have come up with is to convert to a string, search for the decimal place, then use SUBSTR to return each of the first 6 characters after the decimal.  Then I'd convert back to a numeric.  But there must be an easier way.  Thanks!

RE: rounding of decimals in FP2.5 (DOS)

lndiv = 1000000
lntest = 12.123456789012
lntest = lntest * lnDiv
lntest = int(lntest)
lntest = lntest / lnDiv
? lnTest

David W. Grewe

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