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Hi,
   I'm sure this is dead simple, but I can't work it out at the moment. All I want to do is change the value of Edit1.Text into an integer. Do you use casting? Or is there an easier way of taking numbers from the user?
Cheers, Nik
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if you are wanting to convert a string as text (e.g. BoRiS) to integer then use

var
  BorryString: string;
  BorryNum: Integer;
begin
  BorryString := Bor.Text; {Edit1}
  BorryNum := StrToIntDef(BorryString, 500);
  Bor2.Text {Edit2}:= IntToStr(BorryNum);
end;

check out StrToIntDef procedure.... (help file)

if it's a number in a string field to Integer then use the StrToInt or IntToStr procedures

Later

BoRiS
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