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floating point precision

george justin

Joined: Jul 31, 2001
Posts: 25
COULD SOMWEONE P-OSSIBLY TELL ME HOW TO convert floating point data to a precision of 2 decimal points....urgent..pleeeeeeez.
besides using String manipulation....
Bill Tripper

Joined: May 30, 2001
Posts: 24
Theres probably a function to do this which I couldn't find, but how about:
x = Math.round(x * 100) / 100.0;
If x is a double, this will round it to 2 decimal places.
Nathan Pruett

Joined: Oct 18, 2000
Posts: 4121

Here's the function Bill couldn't find: setMaximumFractionDigits( int ) in the java.text.DecimalFormat class...

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- Nate
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David Weitzman
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Joined: Jul 27, 2001
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Nathan, besides using String manipulation
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: floating point precision
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