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decimal part of number.

Posted on 1998-09-01
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Easy quesion : I want to know if there is an operator to test if a number is int or a function to get the decimal par t of a number, like int for the integer part.
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Say $numbertochop = 2314.123
then

$numberint = int $numbertochop           # $numberint is now 2314
$decimal   = $numbertochop - $numberint; # $decimal is now .123

Or in one line:

$decimals = $number - (int $number);

Hope this helps,
Binkzz
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also POSIX::modf
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