How to format data type single for LCDX 4x20 display with two decimal places?
Fmt is what you want. Here is an example for the docs:
Public Sub Main()
Dim X As Single
' Display random number between 0 and 100.
X = Rnd * 100.0
Debug.Print Fmt(X, 2) ' Only display 2 digits past the decimal point
On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 1:04 PM, ronoutous wrote:
> I have been trying to find a way to format data type single data so that
> when I write it to the LCDX 4x20 LCD, only two decimal places are displayed.
> One method I've considered is to multiply the value by 10 or 100, then
> convert to Integer, convert back to single, then divide by 10 or 100 before
> displaying. This method works for all values except 0.60. When the value is
> 0.60 this method produces 0.6000001 when written to the display over running
> the next line with part of the data. I have noticed in the
> Language_Reference.pdf there is reference to using Fix, FixB, FixI and FixL
> to convert data types. Can someone refer me to any documentation which shows
> how to use these, and maybe a simple way to format data written to the LCD?