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vrf manipulating strings

Question asked by rsb on Jun 9, 2004
"Lancashire, Steve (GE Consumer & Industrial) <> wrote:
> Greetings VRF
> I'm writing a two dimensional array to an alphanumeric display.
> The first column is a description (tag) and the second a number in =
> string format.
> I'd like to control the number of decimals that are displayed.
> Can someone suggest an easy method.

sure- in a "to string" just select the formatting that you desire.
Sounds like you want something like  WRITE TEXT a real64 STD:6 EOL
or he like. These transactions have all the normal formatting capability.

Since you'll be sending the data as a string, you'll have complete
control of the formatting


Stan Bischof  Agilent Technologies  707-577-3994

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