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how do I check to see if a number is a whole number and not a decimal?
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or to check for input from a form etc. (where the var type will be a string) : http://uk2.php.net/manual/en/function.is-numeric.php#69366
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your first comment didn't work
I found the answer

            if(is_numeric($order_quantity))
                  {
                  if ( ((int)$order_quantity) != ((float)$order_quantity) )
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