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Engineering Output Notation neil laurance msg:589179 9:47 am on May 10, 2001 (gmt 0) Quick question:
Is there a simple way of getting Engineering notation using JScript or CSS?
I know you can use number.toExponential(3) to show numbers in exponential format, but engineering is slightly different:
Exp format: 1.234e+4 Eng format: 12.345e+3 (ie the exponent is divisible by 3)
tedster msg:589180 11:33 am on May 10, 2001 (gmt 0)
Welcome to WebmasterWorld, Neil
That's quite a first question!
You might want to download and search one of these documents. What you need might just be tucked away in a corner somewhere.
I also looked at the EcmaScript spec and didn't see one. I think you could write your own function that uses toExponential, then parses the string and fixes it up into engineering format.
Welcome to WMW.
neil laurance msg:589182 10:26 am on May 11, 2001 (gmt 0)
Thanks for all the advice. Will try creating my own function and adding to Number.prototype methods...