# Fixing Decimal Points in Visual Basic

Hi,

I have some calculation in Visual Basic.  Variables are single type. I need to fix the decimal.(After decimal may be 3 digit). How can I round up ? If any body can assist me that would be great.

With thanks

Shakhawat
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you can use the format function

FormattedVariable = Format(YourVariable, "0.000")
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how abt this:

FormattedVariable = Round(YourVariable, 3)
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You can use the Format function to round up the expression. Following are some examples:

Dim MyStr As String

MyStr = Format(23)   ' Returns "23".

' User-defined numeric formats.
MyStr = Format(5459.4234, "##,##0.000")   ' Returns "5,459.423".
MyStr = Format(334.9723, "###0.000")   ' Returns "334.972".
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1. format function
or
2. convert to string and manuplate
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You can round to the nearest thousandth (instead of always down) by adding 5/10000 to the number before rounding.

Ex:
Round( 0 + 0.0005, 3) 'returns 0
Round(0.0005 + 0.0005 , 3) 'returns 0.001
Round(0.00049 + 0.0005, 3) 'returns 0

Function RoundNearest(in as Single, precision as Integer) as Single
RoundNearest=Round(in + .5 * 10 ^(-precision), precision)
End Function
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Shakhawat: can we have some feedback?
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Yes mate. We are awaiting the feedback.
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Author Commented:
I already accepted one code and gave the point.

Shakhawat
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