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SetDecimalSep Function (UInt32)

Return and optionally change the setting that determines the decimal separation character to be used in numeric-to-string conversion functions.

Namespace:  XSharp.Core
Assembly:  XSharp.Core (in XSharp.Core.dll) Version: 2.5
Syntax
 FUNCTION SetDecimalSep(
	nNewSetting AS DWORD
) AS DWORD

Parameters

nNewSetting
Type: UInt32
An ASCII code representing the new decimal separator.
The initial default is 46, which is the ASCII code for the "." character.
Possible values are ASC(".") and ASC(",").

Return Value

Type: UInt32
If <nNewSetting> is not specified, SetDecimalSep() returns the current setting.
If <nNewSetting> is specified, the previous setting is returned.
Remarks
Examples
This example changes the decimal separator from a period (.) to a comma (,):
X#
1FUNCTION Start()
2    LOCAL rPi := 3.14 AS REAL4
3    SetDecimalSep(Asc(","))
4    QOut(rPi)
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