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Business Objects "1e-7"

Posted on 2010-11-25
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Dear Experts,

I have a report in my company where a part of a formula looks like; ........[Fixed_currency]<1e-7;[Local Opportunity Amount].........

I can't find out, anywhere, what "1e-7" does here, what does it mean?

Thank you!!

ps for Admin - I cannot find the "business objects" zone either when posting this question, where is it please?
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cyberkiwi earned 2000 total points
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1e-7 is scientific/exponential notation for
1 x 10 ^ -7
Okay, maybe even that formula is cryptic.
It means 1 divided by 10 to the 7th power.
Normally 1e3 means 10 to the 3rd power, aka 1 thousand.  But the negative means you divide instead.

So it is really 0.0000001
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Great thanks cyberkiwi, it would have taken me forever to figure that one out!
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