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format a textbox to remove .000

Posted on 2013-01-23
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Hi

I have a textbox that gets assigned qty values but it appears as e.g. 126.000 and would like it to be 126.

any ideas?

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by:Khilu
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Use  following code to make it int and then assign to textbox
int n = Convert.ToInt32(value);

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You can directly convert it to string by following code.

 decimal value = 3.14m;
string stringValue = ((int)value).ToString();

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by:razza_b
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i have tried converting and doesnt work...

if (dgr.PassQty < Convert.ToInt32(tbWorkOrderQty.Text))
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by:Khilu
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Try this

  int thisInt;
            Int32.TryParse(tbWorkOrderQty.Text, out thisInt);
            if (dgr.PassQty < thisInt)
            {
                //Your code
            }

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by:AndyAinscow
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How do you assign the value to the textbox ?  (In other words are formatting a string to force it show 3 decimal places in your code ?)

You say textbox.  Do you mean edit OR maskededit box?  A maskededit box has a mask property - which can be set to force decimal places to be shown.
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by:razza_b
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simple...

 tbWorkOrderQty.Text = tbWorkOrderQty.Text.Replace(".000", "");
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by:AndyAinscow
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Simple - wouldn't it be better to make it work correctly at the start rather than patching it.

ps.  If that works then it isn't a problem with a mask in a maskededit.
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by:razza_b
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it always come back with this .000 for every value and the textbox is a readonly so no one can edit it shouyld be fine

but what do you mean by mask edit?
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