Currency conversion

Do you do a lot of amount calculation and suddenly realize that is js $1.30 * 26 gives you a result of 33.800000004. Try this...

 var num1="1.3"; var num2="26"; var cur_num=parseFloat(num1)*parseFloat(num2); var currencynumber=convertCurr(cur_num); function convertCurr(cur_num) { var temp_num=Math.round(cur_num*100); var str_num=new String(temp_num); var numlen=str_num.length; var int_num=str_num.substr(1,numlen-2); var dec_num=str_num.substr(numlen-2,2); return(int_num+"."+dec_num); }

This was first published in December 2001

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