SET DECIMALSSet the number of decimal places to be displayed ------------------------------------------------------------------------------SyntaxSET DECIMALS TO [<nDecimals>]ArgumentsTO <nDecimals>is the number of decimal places to be displayed. The default value is two. SET DECIMALS TO with no argument is equivalent to SET DECIMALS TO 0.DescriptionSET DECIMALS determines the number of decimal places displayed in the results of numeric functions and calculations. Its operation depends directly on the FIXED setting. If FIXED is OFF, SET DECIMALS establishes the minimum number of decimal digits displayed by EXP(), LOG(), SQRT(), and division operations. If FIXED is ON, all numeric values are displayed with exactly the number of decimal places specified by SET DECIMALS. Note that neither SET DECIMALS nor SET FIXED affects the actual numeric precision of calculations--only the display format is affected. To provide finer control of numeric display, you can use the PICTURE clause of @...SAY, @...GET, and the TRANSFORM() function.Examples.These examples show various results of the SET DECIMALS command: SET FIXED ON SET DECIMALS TO 2 // The default setting ? 2/4 // Result: 0.50 ? 1/3 // Result: 0.33 SET DECIMALS TO 4 ? 2/4 // Result: 0.5000 ? 1/3 // Result: 0.3333FilesLibrary is CLIPPER.LIB.

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