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toDecimal

Converts an argument value into a decimal value, depending on its type.

Category

Conversion

Function syntax

toDecimal(<parameter>)

Parameters

Parameter
Description
string
converts the string value as a decimal
dateTime
converts the date as the number of milliseconds (epoch milliseconds)
boolean
converts the boolean value as 1 if true, 0 if false
integer
converts to a decimal (example.: 1 becomes 1.0)

Signatures and returned types

toDecimal(<integer>)
toDecimal(<decimal>)
toDecimal(<string>)
toDecimal(<boolean>)
Return a decimal.

Examples

toDecimal("4.0")
Returns 4.0.