# float scale

Hello,

I have a float # 1234.12345 , how can set the scale for only 2 digits after the point
1234.12

thank,  ASA.

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u can use NumberFormat, which is in java.text.... something like this:

NumberFormat nf = NumberFormat.getNumberInstance();
nf.setMaximumFractionDigits(2);
System.out.println(nf.format(1234.12345));
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or you can do it by hand  :)

double l = 3248.298475;
l = ((double)((int)(l * 100))) / 100;
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.. Or you can use DecimalFormat, which is an extension of NumberFormat.

You can find it from java.text.DecimalFormat.

You can define a pattern according to which the formatting takes place. As in your question, to always format to two decimal (and a zero before decimal separator) even if there is only one (for ex. 123.5 -> 123.50) do this:

DecimalFormat df = new DecimalFormat("0.00");
double d = 12345.56789;

System.out.println(df.format(d));
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