How can I use the ajax rating control to display an average rating?

Hi,

I am using the ajax rating control within my asp.net web application frontend to show a backend database int value between 1 and 5 for a particular item. This is fine when showing a single rating value but I want to show an average rating value, thus meaning that a typical value may be equal to 4.63... forcing me to use a float data type value instead of an int in my database. Is it possible to link the ajax rating control to a float value, i.e. can the ajax rating control show half stars or even float values?

Thanks.
aspnet-scotlandAsked:
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David RobitailleAnalyst ProgrammerCommented:
Hi,
Short Reponse : No
Long Response :Not with the ajax rating control from the ajax control toolkit.
http://forums.asp.net/t/1289105.aspx
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