Truncating a double into its integer and decimal parts.
Posted on 2006-10-26
i need to perform a very basic thing: i have a Double variable called ReadHours which stores an amount of hours.
Suppose the variable is now holding the value 1.89
i am trying to extract the value 1 (the integer part of the Double, without rounding) on a different variable, and also the value 0.89 on another (the fractional value after i extracted the integer part).
for the life of me, ive been trying for the past 2 hours! does any of you have any ideas on this one? id rather not use Visual Basic namespace at all.
BTW, as clarification, i am trying to present my user with a readable hour and minute value rather than the 1.89 which is unreadable in terms of span. if i could achieve this separation i stated before, i could just present the integer part as the hours, and the fractional part * 60 as the minutes. ill give the points too if somebody has ideas on a better approach to this, maybe there is some hidden class that will do this for me...