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dec_to_base (MathScript RT Module Function)

LabVIEW 2012 MathScript RT Module Help

Edition Date: June 2012

Part Number: 373123C-01

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Owning Class: string

Requires: MathScript RT Module


d = dec_to_base(a, b)

d = dec_to_base(a, b, c)

Legacy Name: dec2base


Converts a decimal number to a base b number represented by a string.



Name Description
a Specifies a decimal number. a is an integer between 0 and 2^52-1. LabVIEW rounds a if a is not an integer.
b Specifies the base to which you want to convert a. b can be any integer between 2 and 36.
c Controls the number of digits in d. If d has fewer than c digits, LabVIEW pads the beginning of d with zeros. c is an integer.


Name Description
d Returns a base b number equivalent to a with at least c digits. The base b notation uses the following digits: 0, 1, ... , 9, A, B, ... , Z. d is a string.


The following table lists the support characteristics of this function.

Supported in the LabVIEW Run-Time Engine Yes
Supported on RT targets Yes
Suitable for bounded execution times on RT Not characterized


A = 2562525
D = dec_to_base(A, 36)

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