float

Category: Built-In Types

Brief Description

Float built-in type

Methods

float float ( bool from )
float float ( int from )
float float ( String from )

Description

Float built-in type.

Method Descriptions

Cast a bool value to a floating-point value, float(true) will be equal to 1.0 and float(false) will be equal to 0.0.


Cast an int value to a floating-point value, float(1) will be equal to 1.0.


Cast a String value to a floating-point value. This method accepts float value strings like "1.23" and exponential notation strings for its parameter so calling float("1e3") will return 1000.0 and calling float("1e-3") will return 0.001.