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help with convert strings by ChaosMaker on 08-08-2010 at 04:23 AM
hi all, i want convert strings to numbers
RE: help with convert strings by Adeptus on 08-08-2010 at 06:00 AM
quote:To answer your question for your specific example: because you have indicated the values are strings by using single quotes. Remove the quotes and try the following:
code:Now you should be getting 9 as the result.
Of course, you won't always be able to do this when your values are coming from somewhere else and happen to be strings. When that happens you will want to check out parseInt() and parseFloat():
code:This should yield 9 as well.
RE: help with convert strings by Spunky on 08-08-2010 at 01:34 PM
In addition to that, a trick I tend to use is:
The brackets shouldn't be needed, but I use them anyway
RE: help with convert strings by NanaFreak on 08-08-2010 at 02:19 PM
shouldnt the second one be * 1 still?
RE: help with convert strings by Spunky on 08-08-2010 at 07:29 PM
Yeah, I was in a rush going out...