Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

String2ScientificNotation ( string ; precision )

Returns the scientific notation of an alphanum string associated with a measuring unit.

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  Sample input:
String2ScientificNotation ( 642309000 mm ; 6 )

String2ScientificNotation ( 0,0068824103655438983 µm; 10 )
  Sample output:
6,42309e3

6,8824103655e-9

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

Returns the scientific notation of an alphanum string associated with a measuring unit.

The value returned can be used for other calculations.

 

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