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Transform a type of variable that is Currency into Type Integer

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I have to variables

X : Currency;     X that is currency.
Y : Integer;      Y tha is Integer.

when i put ( Y := X ) i get "Imcompatible types: "Currency" and "Integer".
how do i make the Currency to Integer. Please somone Help
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Question by:Fredy992
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by:mertdogan
ID: 8173065
You can use this code and your code will be corrected:

Y:=Integer(X);

But it's not safety. You can use direct convert methods that defined in sysutils.
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by:Imagine
ID: 8173100
A fine solution (and save) is

y := trunc(x);

this always works :)
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by:kretzschmar
ID: 8173122
or also

y := round(x);

:-))
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mertdogan earned 360 total points
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Additionally you can use this procedure

Function CurrencyToInteger(CurType: Currency): Integer;
var
  i: integer;
  j: Comp;
begin
CurrencyToComp(CurType, j);
Result:=StrToInt(FloatToStr(j));
end;
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by:geobul
ID: 8177021
Hi,

Just my 2 cents:
Currency type variables contain real numbers. Converting them to integer numbers will cut, truncate or round their values throwing the fractional parts away. How will you do this depends on what you want to achieve. Ask yourself the following questions and let us know the answers.

- do you need the integer part only (regardless of the fractional part)?
- do you need to round the integer part depending on the fractional part (if >= 0.50 then +1 to the result)?
- how the negative values have to be processed?

Regards, Geo
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