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Math.TextToNumber

Converts a text to a number.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Math 2.9 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "Math.TextToNumber"; text { ; detect } )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example Flags
text Some text value where you want to get the number back. "123.456"
detect Pass 1 to detect comma vs. dot and interpret number right. 1 Optional

Result

Returns number.

Description

Converts a text to a number.
This function always uses english system (dot as decimal separator).

Examples

Detect that number has dot as decimal divider and read number:

MBS("Math.TextToNumber"; "123,456.789"; 1)

Detect that number has comma as decimal divider and read number:

MBS("Math.TextToNumber"; "123.456,789"; 1)

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 16th March 2015


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