Decimal

Convert any value into an integer.

decimal converts any value that can be converted into an integer (boolean, integer, a string containing only numeric characters or a date) into a decimal representation. An optional base parameter specifies the base to be used when converting the string. If no base parameter is given, base defaults to 10.

Usage:

value.decimal([base])

or

decimal($value[,base])

Where:

base is the base to be used when performing the conversion.

**Returns:**

String.

Examples:

Convert a hexadecimal number into decimal notation.

set a="feff";

echo ${a.decimal(16)};

Result:

echoes 65279

See Also:

hex(), octal()

Last modified June 15, 2020: Remove extra headers in DMScript (102cb1a)