Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

BinToFloat32IEEE ( binary )

Convert a float32 (IEEE-754) formatted binary string to a decimal number.

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Arjen van Dijk   Arjen van Dijk
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  Sample input:
BinToFloat32IEEE ( "11000011000110010011100111010010" )
  Sample output:
-153.225860595703125

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

CUSTOM FUNCTION: BinToFloat32IEEE ( binary )
© 2018 Arjen van Dijk, avdijk128@kpnmail.com

Convert a float32 (IEEE-754) formatted binary string to a decimal number.

EXAMPLES:

BinToFloat32IEEE ( "01000001110010000000000000000000" ) // --> 25
BinToFloat32IEEE ( "00111111100000000000000000000000" ) // --> 1
BinToFloat32IEEE ( "10111110100000000000000000000000" ) // --> -.25
BinToFloat32IEEE ( "11000001000111111111111111111100" ) // --> -9.999996185302734375
BinToFloat32IEEE ( "11000011000110010011100111010010" ) // --> -153.225860595703125

IMPLEMENTATION: Requires Bin2Dec

LAST MODIFIED: 27-Jun-2018 by Arjen van Dijk

 

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