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B8006 - I'm confused when comparing strings and numbers. Can you help?
I stripped my var "a"b:=Strip("VOI", a) and the end result is b="D" with tells me it was a string... Actually, any string that doesn't contain numbers will equate to a 0 if
you're evaluating it as a number. For instance, if you have the following
equations:
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string := "hello" a := 1 + string the result will be that a = 1 if you have string := "h2ello4" a := 1 + string then a = 25 Huh? Sure, Authorware strips out any non-numerical characters, so it evaluates string as 24. Therefore a = 1 + 24 = 25 This sometimes confuses people so it's good to know the rule. Add your review Back |