On 11/6/02 5:29 AM, "Alain Pastor" <apastor@...> wrote: > > > Alain Pastor wrote: [SNIP] > > The code above was meant to illustrate the purpose and perhaps the > simplest way would be to work with the double value if you need to do > some calculations: > > dim temp as double > dim testNum as fixed : testNum = 321.0 > > temp = testNum : print temp * 10 > temp = testNum : print temp / 10 Well, thanks. I did get a message from Staz explaining that fixed is just a type for Toolbox functions. It would be nice if the manual even mentioned that. I wasn't doing anything serious with fixed, I just noticed it when working with something else. No big loss.