# BEWARE! Earthborn's function looked nice until I tested it >>>

November 7 2007 at 6:21 PM

Response to Very nice! But could be shortened though...

The following is Earthborn's original function:

FUNCTION Round (Num, Decimals)
n = Num * (10 ^ Decimals)
n = SGN(n) * (ABS(INT(n + .5)))
Round = n / (10 ^ Decimals)
END FUNCTION

The error lies in this statement:
n = SGN(n) * (ABS(INT(n + .5)))

The intent of the ABS is to feed an absolute value to the INT, because INT works differently for negative numbers.

The corrected function follows:

FUNCTION Round (Num, Decimals)
n = Num * (10 ^ Decimals)
R = SGN(N)*INT(ABS(N)+.5) '*** FIXED ***
Round = n / (10 ^ Decimals)
END FUNCTION

NOTE: Earthborn's function did not declare the rounding method used. It is Symmetric Arithmetic Rounding, the most commonly used method.

Regards..... Moneo

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