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Re: int($x) gives strange result

by busunsl (Vicar)
on Aug 24, 2009 at 06:31 UTC ( #790751=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to int($x) gives strange result

If you just want to cut off decimal places you can use the sprintf function:
$x = sprintf('%.2f', $x);

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[Eily]: oh, boolean context uses the "" overload if no bool overload has been defined
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[choroba]: perl -wE '{package o; use Tie::Scalar; use parent -norequire => "Tie::StdScalar" ;sub FETCH { "x" x int rand 2}} tie my $x, "o" ; say $x for 1 .. 10'
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