Number To Decimal String Function

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Edition Date: November 2015

Part Number: 372614J-01

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Owning Palette: String/Number Conversion Functions

Requires: Base Development System

Converts number to a string of decimal digits at least width characters wide or wider if necessary. If number is floating-point or fixed-point, it is rounded to a 64-bit integer before conversion.

The connector pane displays the default data types for this polymorphic function.

number can be a scalar number, array or cluster of numbers, array of clusters of numbers, and so on.
width must be numeric. If unwired, the function uses exactly as many digits as are needed to represent the number, with no extra padding.
decimal integer string is the resulting decimal string. The following table shows how the values of number and width affect decimal integer string. In this table, the underline character ( _ ) represents spaces in decimal integer string.

numberwidthdecimal integer stringComments
4.62_5Floating-point and fixed-point numbers are rounded to integers.
3.04_ _ _3If width is larger than needed, spaces are added on the left.
–3113–311If width is inadequate, decimal integer string is as large as necessary.


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