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syntax:functions:parsefloat

ParseFloat(text)

Category: Text function


Description

This function parses a number in scientific notation (as a text value) into a decimal number.


Arguments

ArgumentTypeDescription
textTextThe value of a number in scientific notation.

Return value type: Number


Remarks

This is one of the few text functions that returns a non-text value.


Examples

parsefloat('1.23E-10') //Returns 0.000000000123
parsefloat('1.23E6') //Returns 1230000


See also

syntax/functions/parsefloat.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/16 00:42 by craigt