[Lazarus] FloatToStrIntl

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sat Sep 13 14:34:48 CEST 2008

On Sat, 13 Sep 2008, Pavel Řezníček wrote:

> Hello all,
> On Lazarus v0.9.25 r16541 i386-win32-win32/win64, I have the following 
> problem.
> I access an SQLite3 database. There I have a column defined as 
> numeric(3), it means, 3 whole number digits and no decimal places. The 
> table has to be synchronised with PostgreSQL using the same table name 
> and column names. Therefore the column definition is simply taken from 
> the PostgreSQL definition.
> The data is maybe stored correctly in the database but when I call the 
> AsString property on that field, I don't get e. g. '14' as expected but 
> '0,0014'.

And this is correct. 

The string is formatted according to the default float format. 
The underlying data format is not relevant. If you want this,
set the DisplayFormat property to something FormatFloat understands.
(I suppose '000')


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