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i am not sure about my translation [number value?] but what i mean is for example picking 6 from 657, not 600.
i hope my explanation is clear.
thanks in advance.
what's your native language?
California , Why ask that ?
To pick 6 from 657
it just takes some math ...
Here we go
You can remplace 657 by any other 3 numbers number !
to know if something got lost in translation and help him in his own language.
thanks Whiteclaws :)
but does it solve the problem for 5 in 657, or for 7?
how can i eliminate tens or hundreds?
by subtracting them? 657 - 600 = 57, 657 - 650 = 7
You could also put the numbers into a string, str(657) then pick the letter based on its position, and convert it back into a number int(mid(1,1)) would return 6.
the numbers will not be predetermined. so, for substraction i think i must add another floor function etc.
or use your string solution :)
i've taken Ethan's advice and used zeropad expression too and this one below solved my problem:
int(right(str(zeropad(GLOBAL NUMBER, 3)),1))
i used "left" and "mid" too of course.
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Why don't you convert the number to string and use mid(Text, Index, Length) to pull the current value.
Number = 657
mid(str(Number), 0, 1) would give you 6
mid(str(Number), 1, 1) would give you 5
mid(str(Number), 2, 1) would give you 7
you are right. i didn't know that. but zeropad is still necessary i think.
Think a bit , what would give us 600 ?
Then you just do
And you get the 5
Then you do
And you get
Math solves everything , just think a bit !
Yes you are right too. Maybe thinking of simpler solutions is better than searching a magic wand (like an expression which can give me exactly what i want, i couldn't find one anyway :) ).
thanks all of you again.