Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

Fraction ( number )

Returns a number as fraction text.

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  Sample input:
Fraction ( 5.54 )
  Sample output:
"5 27/50"

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

Returns the number as fraction.
i.e. Fraction ( 5,54 ) --> "5 27/50"

( above uses Dutch syntax ( decimal COMMA's) )

Return type: Text

Uses GCF() function by Scott Morrison

 

Comments

Don Rossi   Don Rossi, Lancaster, PA
Apr 26, 2011
This function is incorrect for decimals less than ".1". Try .0625. The significant zero is purged. It should be:
d = 10 ^ (Length (b) - 2)

I think
 
Thomas Bilski   Thomas Bilski, Antidote Solutions
Sep 11, 2018
I tested Don's edit and it works. The function above does not work properly with .0625.
 

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